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Orange County Motor Vehicle Registration & Driver's Licenses

How to contact the local Driver's License Offices, the Motor Vehicle Registration and the License Plate Agency

Driver's License Offices

NCDOT Website

New residents must apply within 60 days for a N.C. driver's license; borrow a booklet to prepare for the examination or visit the NCDOT Website

Payments by cash, money order, or by check with two forms of ID; not credit cards.

Motor Vehicle Registration and License Plate Agency

NCDOT Website

Motor vehicles must be registered and licensed within 30 days of purchase or of moving to N.C. Application for license plate requires certificate of title and the name and policy number of auto liability insurance (company must be recognized in N.C.). Within 10 days after registration the vehicle must be inspected at an authorized service station.

Online Vehicle Registration Renewal is as easy as 1-2-3. Just remember, you have to have your car inspected first.

Payments by cash, money order, or by check with two forms of ID; not credit cards.