Before You Begin
The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles uses an online service, called PayIt, that allows you to take advantage of completing multiple services in one secure transaction.
PayIt collects a $3 fee per online transaction that it uses to deliver quality services more efficiently with no upfront costs to NCDMV. The State of North Carolina does not collect or benefit from the transaction fee.
some frequently asked questions for more information about PayIt and how to use the service.
Ready to Order a Plate?
What You Need
Personalized and specialized plates can only be ordered online for vehicles that are currently titled and registered in North Carolina.
To order a plate, you will need the following information, which can be found on your renewal notice or your registration card:
Learn more about ordering personalized and specialized plates.
Your vehicle license plate number
The last five digits of the vehicle title number
Other Ordering Options
Prefer not to pay the transaction fee? You can order a personalized or specialized plate at an
NCDMV license plate agency, or by mail.
To personalize a standard plate design, fill out
a personalized plate application form and mail it, along with the fee, to:
N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles
3155 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, North Carolina 27697-3155
If you would like a specialized registration plate, you must fill out the
appropriate special plate application.