You may use your out-of-country license for up to one year. After that year, you will need to apply for a NC Driver's License, following the necessary steps. You can find more information about this by visiting the official North Carolina DMV office: https://www.ncdot.gov/dmv/.Question Category
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North Carolina Driver's License
If you become a NC resident, you will be able to replace your out-of-state permit with a NC Permit. If you are under 18, you will still need to take a NC Driver's Education course.
If you do not plan to become a NC resident, you are allowed to drive in North Carolina with an out-of-state license for as long as you like. If you are planning to become a NC resident, you are only allowed to drive with your out-of-state license for, at maximum, 60 days.
New drivers and inexperienced drivers (especially teens) have a higher risk of being in an accident, insurance companies often charge more to cover them.
You may renew your NC Driver's License in person at your local DMV office. You should bring your expired license (or proof of your identity) and a $4 renewal fee. At the office you will need to retake the vision and road sign test in order to renew your license.
Yes. You must pass an eye exam in order to renew your NC license.
When you move to NC from another state, you are allowed to use your out-of-state license for 60 days. Eventually, before or after this 60 day period expires, you will need to pass a vision test and a NC written road sign test to be able to receive a NC license.
Once you have passed your NC Driving Exam, you will be issued a temporary license until your license arrives in the mail.
Yes. There will be. If you are under 18, you will only be able to drive without adult supervision between 5 AM and 9 PM.
Yes. In North Carolina, you must carry a minimum insurance coverage of $30,000 per person for bodily injury and $60,000 for all persons injured in an accident. You can find more information about NC car insurance by visiting this website: https://www.ncdoi.com/Consumer/.