Living Out of State?

Mail in the completed request form & fee. Upon receipt, a replacement plate and/or sticker will be issued & mailed.

Mailing Address:

NC Division of Motor Vehicles
3148 Mail Service Center
Raleigh North Carolina 27699
Stack of license plates

If the license plate on your vehicle is valid (not expired), you may obtain another plate with the same classification and expiration date at your local Vehicle and Plate Renewal Office.

Vehicle Title Information

Getting your replacement plate

Step 1, Requirements & Documents
  • Complete Replacement of Plate form
  • Provide Proof of Insurance
Required form:

When completing forms and documents read and follow the complete set of directions. Identification will be required for all services that are processed in person. View Acceptable Identification Documents .

Application for Replacement Plate and/or Sticker ( MVR-18 ) Notarization Required
Acceptable proof of liability insurance:
Step 2, Submit Form & Pay Fee

Payment for transactions at DMV Offices are limited to cash, money order or personal checks[?]. No other forms of payment are accepted, including debit and credit cards.

Replacement Plate Fee
Replace Registration Plate $15.00

Vehicle Fees, Contact & Delivery Information

Email Us:
Mail Us:
N. C. Division of Motor Vehicles
3148 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699