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Hearing Fees

Unless otherwise indicated, applicants must pay administrative hearing fees at the time they request an administrative hearing.

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles does not process hearing requests without the applicable fee paid in full.

Waived Hearing Fees

NCDMV waives administrative hearing fees for applicants who meet household income criteria and have submitted an Affidavit of Indigence with their written hearing request. (The form is also available in Spanish.)

Effective July 16, 2018, all Affidavits of Indigence must be accompanied by documentation verifying the applicant’s income. Examples of verification documentation include, but are not limited to:

  • A recent W-2 form
  • A recent 1099 form
  • Tax statements
  • Pay stubs
  • Written proof of government assistance

Automotive Dealer-Franchise Case Hearings

Dealer court filing
Court motion

Automotive Dealers and State Inspection Hearings

Technician license or inspection station license violation
Motor vehicle dealer license or salesman license violation
$200 (billed after hearing)

Driver License Hearings

Fees for hearings related to driver licenses can also be paid at any NCDMV driver license location.

Driver improvement clinic eligibility
Commercial driver license disqualification
Violation of Safety & Responsibility law
Compliance with probation or restoration agreement
$220 (billed after hearing)
Pre-interview held before license restoration (situations involving alcohol-related convictions, suspensions or revocations)$225
License restoration (DWI)
License restoration (driving with revoked license)
License restoration (moving violations while driving with revoked license)
Refusal to submit to chemical analysis
Alcohol concentration restriction violation
Ignition interlock device restriction violation
$450 (billed after hearing)
License suspensions or revocations not otherwise listed to include those found in G.S. 20-13 and G.S 20-16$100

Ignition Interlock Hearings

Ignition interlock medical accommodation review
Ignition interlock mouth contaminant review

Liability Insurance Hearings

Vehicle insurance lapse

Other Administrative Hearings

Commercial driver training school
Denial of DMV services

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