Drivers License Replacement in North Carolina

Replacing your Driver License

Driving without a license is illegal, so if your driver's license has been lost or stolen, you have no choice but to replace it. In that case, you've come to the right place. We will walk you through the process of getting your driver's license replaced as quickly and painlessly as possible. Click "Continue" below to get started..



Driver's License Replacement in North Carolina

How to replace your North Carolina driver's license


North Carolina allows you to replace your driver's license online or in person if you have lost, damaged, or even worse had someone steal it from you.

To replace your North Carolina driver's license and had it issued to you after October 1996, you can apply to replace your North Carolina driver's license online at the DMV website. Be prepared to provide your driver license number, name, birth date, and social security number.

If replacing driver's license in person, follow the instructions below:

  • Locate the DMV Office nearest you. Be sure to note the days and hours of operation.
  • Bring proper identification. The state of North Carolina requires that you present two identification documents from an approved list when applying for a duplicate driver's license or identification card.
  • Bring the correct fee. Normally, there is a $10 fee for replacing a lost, stolen, or mutilated license. Please contact your local DMV Office to confirm the fee before applying in person, since fees may vary.