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1/20/2015: NCDMV to Extend State License Plate Agency Hours in Wake and Mecklenburg Counties

NCDMV to Extend State License Plate Agency Hours in Wake and Mecklenburg Counties

Posted 1/20/2015 1:43:08 PM

RALEIGH — Beginning on Thursday, January 22, the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles will expand its pilot program to extend office hours at two state-operated license plate agencies in Raleigh and Charlotte.   Office hours at both locations will increase by one hour, providing quality customer service from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Thursday and Friday of each week. Each office will be open from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.   This expansion will increase the number of state-operated license plate agencies with extended hours to three, as the Division began its pilot program with the opening of the Huntersville office in 2014. The Huntersville office is open from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.   The following offices are participating in the pilot program: Charlotte        – 6016 Brookshire Boulevard, (704) 399-8306; TH-F 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.   Huntersville    – 12101 Mt. Holly – Huntersville Road; M-F 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.  Raleigh           – 1100 New Bern Avenue; TH-F 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.                                                                                      ***NCDOT***
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1/15/2015: NCDMV Seeks Applications for New License Plate Agency in Stokes County

NCDMV Seeks Applications for New License Plate Agency in Stokes County

Posted 1/15/2015 2:35:24 PM

Applications due by February 16, 2015 RALEIGH — The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles is seeking applicants to operate a new license plate agency in Stokes County. The new agency will be operated by an independent contractor. The policy of the Division is to open applications to operate a license plate agency whenever a contract expires or ends. Routinely, it takes about four months to complete the application process. Plate agency applications (Form MVR-93 or Form MVR-93AA) are located on the Connect NCDOT website. Interested applicants are invited to download an application form for a motor vehicle LPA or call (919) 861-3332 with questions. The application must be returned to NCDMV no later than Monday, February 16, 2015. LPAs offer vehicle registration services and title transactions, as well as vehicle license plate renewals, replacement tags and duplicate registrations. Currently, 121 license plate agencies operate across North Carolina.
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1/13/2015: NCDOT to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed NCDMV Rules Change

NCDOT to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed NCDMV Rules Change

Posted 1/13/2015 12:09:34 PM

  RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, Jan. 27, to solicit comments regarding the proposed N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles North Carolina Administrative Code (19A NCAC 03B .0201) rule change relating to driver license examinations.                                                                                                                                A summary of the proposed changes would: §  Allow for the remote renewal of a driver’s license.   The hearing will be held at the Wake County Commons Building, Conference Room 100B, 4011 Carya Drive in Raleigh. The hearing is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. with a formal presentation at 7 p.m.   All statements and comments will be recorded and transcribed. Comments may be submitted until February 27, 2015. For additional information regarding the rule change, please visit the following website: http://www.ncdot.gov/about/regulations/rules/.   NCDOT will provide auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act for disabled persons who want to participate in these meetings. Anyone requiring special services should contact Anamika Laad at 919-707-6073 as early as possible so arrangements can be made.
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1/12/2015: NCDMV Closes Walnut Cove License Plate Agency in Stokes County

NCDMV Closes Walnut Cove License Plate Agency in Stokes County

Posted 1/12/2015 3:54:18 PM

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles today announced the immediate closing of its Walnut Cove License Plate Agency (LPA). Located at 329 North Main Street, the Stokes County-based agency was closed following a complaint and current investigation of the office's operations. The Division is investigating inappropriate activities, including falsifying documents. The investigation is ongoing. NCDMV officials will perform a final inventory and audit of the agency, removing all supplies and equipment owned by the Division. The investigation is ongoing.  Agencies located in the area will continue to provide services. Please visit any of the following locations: Kernersville  – 810 North Main Street, (336) 904-0743 M-F – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Madison  – 110 East Murphy Street, (336) 949-4770; M-F – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.    Rural Hall  – 1014 Bethania Rural Hall Road, (336) 969-2814; M-F – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. LPAs offer vehicle registration services and title transactions, as well as vehicle license plate renewals, replacement tags and duplicate registrations. Currently, 122 license plate agencies operate across North Carolina.
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1/8/2015: NCDMV Seeks Applications for New Asheville License Plate Agency

NCDMV Seeks Applications for New Asheville License Plate Agency

Posted 1/8/2015 9:51:36 AM

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles is seeking applicants to operate a new license plate agency in Asheville. The new agency will be operated by an independent contractor. The policy of the Division is to open applications to operate a license plate agency whenever a contract expires or ends. The current agency, located at 85 Tunnel Road, Suite 16B, will continue to operate during the application process. Routinely, it takes about four months to complete the application process. Plate agency applications (Form MVR-93 or Form MVR-93AA) are located on the Connect NCDOT website. Interested applicants are invited to download an application form for a motor vehicle LPA or call (919) 861-3332 with questions. The application must be returned to NCDMV no later than Monday, February 9, 2015. LPAs offer vehicle registration services and title transactions, as well as vehicle license plate renewals, replacement tags and duplicate registrations. Currently, 122 license plate agencies operate across North Carolina.
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