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Instant Titles

​​​​Title applications require 10-15 business days for processing, but the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles offers an expedited titling service – referred to as an instant title – in which titles are processed and issued the same day or next business day.

​​​The I​nstant titles are issued over the counter from the following NCDMV offices.

  • Asheboro License Plate Agency
    338 S. Fayetteville St.
    Asheboro, NC 27203
    (336) 629-9623
  • Carrboro License Plate Agency at Carrboro Plaza
    104 N.C. Highway 54, Suite D
    Carrboro, NC 27510
    (919) 521-8600
  • Charlotte State Specialty Office
    6016 Brookshire Blvd.
    Charlotte, NC 28216 
    (704) 399-8306 
  • Gastonia License Plate Agency at Eastridge Mall
    246 N. New Hope Rd., Suite 239
    Gastonia, NC 28054
    (704) 864-4856
  • Greensboro License Plate Agency at Guilford Shoppes Station
    5533 W. Market St.
    Greensboro, NC 27409
    (336) 856-1510
  • Greenville License Plate Agency
    2462 Stantonsburg Rd.
    Greenville, NC 27834
    (252) 756-5099
  • Raleigh State License Plate Agency
    1100 New Bern Ave.
    Raleigh, NC 27697
    (919) 715-7000​
  • Shelby License Plate Agency
    118 N. Morgan St.
    Shelby, NC 28150
    (704) 487-4551
  • Whiteville License Plate Agency
    201 E. Main St.
    Whiteville, NC 28472
    (910) 642-7500

​Instant titles can be ordered at other NCDMV office locations, but required paperwork is delivered via courier to a state office. Titles are mailed the next business day. 

Restrictions

NCDMV does not issue instant titles for applications that require a 15-day waiting period. These include:

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