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Administrative Hearings

As directed by the N.C. General Assembly, the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles collect fees for administrative hearings requested on or after Jan. 1, 2018, for requests to reinstate:

  • A revoked or suspended driver
  • A revoked plate as a result of not having liability insurance
  • An operator license for an inspection station, automotive dealer or mechanic

There are no fees for medical hearings.

NCDMV will notify a driver by mail of their eligibility for a hearing as well as information about associated fees and the deadline for submitting requests.

Requesting a Hearing

A driver or vehicle owner requesting a hearing must mail a completed administrative hearing form – along with the applicable fee – to the address on the appropriate form. (Requests without the paid fee will not be processed.)

NCDMV will notify an applicant of their hearing date within 30 business days.

Forms

Hearing Type
Form
  • Driver license
  • Ignition interlock
  • State inspections
  • Franchise dealer disputes
Driver License Hearing Request Form (HF-001)
  • Commercial driver license violation (third-party)
CDL Violation (Third-Party) Hearing Request Form (HF-007)
  • Liability insurance
Liability Insurance Hearing Request Form (HF-002)
  • Expedited liability insurance for commercial vehicles
Liability Hearing Expedited Request Form for Commercial Vehicles (HF-003)
  • Station or technician violation
Station or Technician Violation Hearing Request Form (HF-009)
  • Station or technician license denial
Station or Technician License Denial Hearing Request Form (HF-010)
  • Dealer or salesman license denial
Dealer or Salesman License Denial Hearing Request Form (HF-011)
  • Dealer bond cancellation
Dealer Bond Cancellation Hearing Form (HF-015)

Canceling a Hearing

To cancel a hearing, complete the appropriate cancellation form below and mail or fax as indicated on the form.

Cancellation requests must be postmarked at least 10 business days prior to the date of the scheduled hearing to receive a partial refund.

NCDMV does not issue refunds for franchise dealer hearings.

Forms

Hearing Type
Form
  • Driver license
  • Ignition interlock
  • State inspections
  • Franchise dealer disputes
Driver License Hearing Cancellation Form (HF-004)
  • Commercial driver license violation (third-party)
CDL Violation Hearing Cancellation Form (HF-008)
  • Liability insurance
Liability Insurance Hearing Cancellation Form (HF-005)
  • Expedited liability insurance for commercial vehicles
Expedited Liability Insurance Hearing Cancellation Form for Commercial Vehicles (HF-006)
  • Station or technician violation
Station or Technician Violation Hearing Cancellation Form (HF-013)
  • Station or technician denial
Station or Technician License Denial Hearing Cancellation Form (HF-014)
  • Dealer or salesman license denial
Dealer or Salesman License Denial Hearing Cancellation Form (HF-012)
  • Dealer bond cancellation
Dealer Bond Cancellation Hearing Cancellation Form (HF-016)

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