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Drivers can perform registration renewals at driver license office

RALEIGH - The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles is seeking applicants to operate a license plate agency in Columbus County.

DMV's policy is to seek new applicants whenever a contract expires or ends. An agency was previously operated in Whiteville. Applications are being accepted for any location in Columbus County. Previous applicants do not need to reapply.

Download an application form for a motor vehicle LPA or call (919) 861-3332 with questions. Plate agency applications (Form MVR-93 or Form MVR-93AA) are located under License Plates and Registration on the website forms page. The application must be returned to NCDMV no later than Monday, Dec. 12.

While DMV is seeking to re-establish a new area LPA, the Whiteville driver license office at 917 Washington St. is temporarily hosting vehicle registration renewal services. Vehicle registration renewals will be available at the office weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Driver license services will continue to be available weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Vehicle title work and new car registrations will not be available at the Washington Street office, but must continue to be performed at full-service LPAs nearby. These may be found at the following locations:

  Elizabethtown, 1106 W. Broad St., (910) 862-3527

  Lumberton, 220 N. Chestnut St., (910) 738-2732

  Shallotte, 5300 S. Main St., (910) 754-4591

LPAs offer vehicle registration services and title transactions, as well as vehicle license plate renewals, replacement tags and duplicate registrations. Currently, about 120 license plate agencies operate across North Carolina.


2/13/2018 4:26 PM