The Best Way to File an NC DMV Change of Mailing Address

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Easily Change Your Mailing Address at North Carolina's DMV

Moving is enough of a hassle as is, but another problem arises when it's time to change your address. There are third-party websites that charge over $100 to change your address, fake websites that charge more without changing it, and getting your mail forwarded after changing your address can take a while too. Plus, you have to get your address changed on your ID or driver's license as well, which is another hassle you may not want to deal with.

can be extremely confusing. Fortunately, DoNotPay can help you change your mailing address. It's easy, fast, and there's no chance of being scammed by a third-party website when you go through DoNotPay. You won't have to worry about a thing.

How Much Time Do You Have to File a Change of Address?

In North Carolina, you're typically required to within 60 days with the DMV, whether you've moved within the state or are a new resident of NC. Most states have a 30 policy, however. If you don't change your mailing address, in most cases, your mail just won't get forwarded. But you will need to update your driver's license to be considered a resident of North Carolina.

How Much Does It Cost to File a Change of Address?

If you're moving to North Carolina from an out-of-state area, then there are a few things you need to do when it comes to changing your address. The cost differs depending on the exact thing you're doing, but typically you'll need to update your driver's license, update your address through USPS, and register your vehicle in North Carolina.

Cost of changing your address:

USPS Address Change$1.95
North Carolina License$13
Vehicle Registration Fees$83 (initial fee of $51 plus an added $32)

The USPS change of address is a flat fee no matter which state you're living in, but other North Carolina fees can change depending on the county you reside in.

How to Change Your Mailing Address in North Carolina at the DMV

Nobody likes going to the DMV. The wait time usually takes forever, and the employees aren't always the nicest people. They deal with so many people on a daily basis, all wanting something different, that they've probably become bored with their job. Especially if they've been working there for several years.

To change your mailing address in North Carolina at the DMV:

  1. Go to your local DMV office in North Carolina
  2. Fill out the required paperwork
  3. Pay for your updated license

There are a few things you'll need to bring with you to your local DMV in North Carolina. These include:

  • Proof of address. This can be a bill or something else you've received in the mail
  • Social security card, tax ID number, or US visa number
  • Previous license

No matter what, changing your address is such a hassle. You're likely already stressed about moving, and changing your address on top of that within 60 days is a very easy thing to forget. You don't need to fret though; there is an easier way to deal with updating your address.

Change Your Mailing Address in North Carolina With the Help of DoNotPay

While DoNotPay can't change the address on your driver's license, they can update your mailing address easily. You won't have to worry about being scammed or taken advantage of by another third-party website, and you won't have to deal with all the pop-up ads on USPS' website. It's simple, easy, and fast to update your mailing address with DoNotPay.

If you want to file a change of address when you move but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 5 easy steps:

  1. Tell us the new address and when you want to start forwarding your mail.

  2. Tell us who is moving (is it just you, your family, or your business).

  3. Select whether it's a temporary move or permanent.

  4. Add the option to extend your mail forwarding period beyond 12 months (you can get your mail delivered from your old address for up to 2.5 years)

  5. And that's it! DoNotPay will take care of the rest on your behalf. You should receive a confirmation email from USPS after your request is completed.

DoNotPay can help you access a USPS change of address form and have your informed delivery details updated. If you find out that the change of address you filed isn’t working, DoNotPay can help you, too.

What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

DoNotPay can do almost anything you need them to. Whether it's changing an address or having something to guide you through the process of updating your license, DoNotPay is there to help. Not only can they help with the above-mentioned problems, but they can also help with:

  • Stalking and Harassment
  • Neighbor Complaints

You'd be hard-pressed to find something this website can't do, so jump on the train and get help from DoNotPay!

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