Living Out of State?

Mail in the completed request form & fee. Upon receipt, a replacement plate and/or sticker will be issued & mailed.

Mailing Address:

NC Division of Motor Vehicles
3148 Mail Service Center
Raleigh North Carolina 27697-3148
Stack of license plates

If the license plate on your vehicle is valid (not expired), you may obtain another plate with the same classification and expiration date at your local License Plate Agency.

Vehicle Title Information

Getting your replacement plate

Step 1, Requirements & Documents
  • Complete Replacement of Plate form
  • Provide Proof of Insurance
Required form:
  • Application for Replacement of Plate and/or Sticker (MVR-18)
  • What you need to bring:
    • Insurance Company Name
    • Policy Number
    Step 2, Submit Form & Pay Fee

    The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles accepts Cash, money orders, personal checks[?] and American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover credit and debit cards at all NCDMV office locations.

    Replacement Plate Fee
    Replace Registration Plate $20

    Vehicle Fees, Contact & Delivery Information

    Email Us:
    Mail Us:
    N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles
    3148 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27697-3148