NC Driver's License or ID Card Address Change
When you move within North Carolina, you must update your address on your NC driver's license or ID card within 60 days.
You can change your address in person or online. You cannot change your address by mail.
NOTE: If you own a vehicle, you'll also need to change your address on your certificate of title and registration. See the “NC Vehicle Title and Registration Address Change" section below.
You can use the online service if:
You will receive your updated card by mail.
If you are not eligible for an online address change with the NC DMV, you must change your address in person.
To change your address on your NC driver's license or ID card in person, visit your local NC Division of Motor Vehicles office and bring:
NC Vehicle Title & Registration Address Change
When you move within North Carolina, you must change your address on your NC vehicle title and registration records within 30 days.
Depending on the county you have moved to in North Carolina, you may have to pass a safety and emissions inspection if your registration expires within 90 days. Contact your local NC DMV county office for more information.
You can change your address on your vehicle records by mail or in person. You cannot change your address online.
You must either take a completed Notice of Change of Address form (MVR-24A) and your NC driver's license to your local NC DMV office in person, or mail the form to:
Division of Motor Vehicles
3148 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699
NOTE: This will change the NC DMV's records ONLY. The NC DMV does not require you to have an updated title/registration card, nor will they issue you one. If you would like to request updated documents showing your new address, follow the instructions on our Replacing a Lost NC Title and Replacing a Lost NC Registration pages.
Fees to Change Your Address in NC
It will cost you the following fees to change your address on North Carolina DMV documents:
Accepted Payment Methods
North Carolina DMV offices accept payment by:
NC DMV offices do not accept credit or debit cards for in-person transactions.
For online transactions, the NC DMV accepts payment by credit or debit card only.
New North Carolina Residents
When you move to North Carolina from out of state, you'll need to:
NOTE: You'll need a NC driver's license before you can register your vehicle.