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.
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.