State Driving Laws in North Carolina


North Carolina

Specific rules for older drivers

  • Renewal every 5 years for those 54 and older.

Standard driver's license renewal

  • License renewed: Every 8 years, or every 5 years for those 54 and older.
  • Renewal conditions: In person, or by mail if out of state for 30 or more days.
  • Vision test: Yes.
  • Written test: Yes.
  • Road test: At the discretion of the examiner.

For more information

North Carolina Department of Transportation
Division of Motor Vehicles
3148 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-3148
919-715-7000
http://www.ncdot.gov/DMV/

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