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Washington License Plate Agency to Close

RALEIGH – The Washington License Plate Agency in Beaufort County will close today at 5 p.m.

A new owner/operator has been identified and the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is working with the owner to facilitate reopening the agency as soon as possible.

The agency, at 127 N. Market St., will close at 5 p.m. Friday. The current contractor, Jesse T. Rawls, Jr., said he did not wish to continue operating the agency.

Services such as property tax payments and registration renewals can be completed online at​.

If a customer needs to visit an LPA during the closure, the three closest offices offering service Monday through Friday are:

  • Greenville, 2462 Statonsburg Road, from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., 252-756-5099
  • Williamston, 305 East Main St., from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., 252-789-4560
  • Plymouth, 383 U.S. Hwy. 64 West, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and from 1:30-5 p.m., 252-793-2063
  • Farmville, 3672 N. Main St., from 8 a.m.-1 p.m., and from 2-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday,        and from 8 a.m.-Noon on Friday, 252-753-6726
  • New Bern, 2505 Neuse Blvd., from 9 a.m-5 p.m., 252-637-4524
  • Tarboro, 201 Saint Andrew St., from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 252-641-6684

LPAs offer vehicle registration services and title transactions, as well as vehicle license
plate renewals, replacement tags and duplicate registrations. Currently, 127 license plate 
agencies operate across North Carolina.


5/31/2019 3:14 PM