ROCKY MOUNT –The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is seeking applicants to operate a license plate agency (LPA) in Jackson County.
The agency, at 454 E. Main St., Suite 3, in Sylva, will close on Dec. 15 after the current contractors announced their retirement. The agency has been operated by Barry and Debra Woods since 2021.
The division’s policy is to open applications to operate a license plate agency after the expiration or end of a contract, or when the need arises for a new or additional agency in a certain county.
Completed applications must be returned to NCDMV no later than Nov. 10. The applications (Form MVR-93I, Form MVR-93B, or Form MVR-93M) can be found on the Connect NCDOT website
. Interested applicants may call 919-615-8521 with questions. Previous applicants do not need to reapply.
LPAs offer vehicle registration services and title transactions, as well as vehicle license plate renewals, replacement tags and duplicate registrations. Currently, 126 license plate agencies operate in North Carolina.
People are reminded that many vehicle services can be completed online, including property tax payments and registration renewals. To get started, please visit MyNCDMV.gov