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IRP Renewals

International Registration Plan plates must be renewed online, by mail or at an International Registration Plan office in Raleigh or Charlotte. New accounts must also be set up through either office.

Although IRP renewals cannot be processed at N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles license plate agencies, agencies can assist with specific IRP applications such as:

  • Adding equipment
  • Ordering a duplicate cab card
  • Changing insurance
  • Turning in a plate
  • Replacing a plate
  • Amending equipment
  • Changing weight

To complete an International Registration Plan renewal for apportioned licenses:

Additionally, the following is required:

  • A voided check or savings deposit slip, if choosing the electronic funds transfer payment option (voided document must be received before fees can be drafted)
  • A current year Form 2290 stamped by the U.S. Treasury for vehicles with a gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more


IMPORTANT NOTICE: Documents MUST be faxed to (919) 715‐9129 with a cover sheet indicating "For Internet" along with your name, telephone number and account numbers.

Online Renewal

Registrants with the International Registration Plan can renew apportioned license plates and cab cards using the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles' TRANSEXPRESSystem Renewal website.

Information on how to access the online IRP renewal service is available in the renewal packet that registrants receive each year.

Renewal in Person

Registrants can renew their apportioned licenses weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the International Registration Plan office in Raleigh or Charlotte.

​Raleigh​Charlotte
​1425 Rock Quarry Road
Suite 100
Raleigh, NC 27610
(919) 615-6700
​6016 Brookshire Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28216
(980) 260-2650

2/8/2019 4:26 PM

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