License Plates Overview


Welcome to the License Plates Overview section of North Carolina License Plate. Here, you will find a comprehensive guide to the various types of license plates available in North Carolina, including standard plates, specialty plates, and personalized plates.

Standard Plates

North Carolina offers a wide range of standard license plates for vehicles. Learn about the requirements, design features, and how to obtain, renew, or replace your standard license plate. Discover the different options available and find out how to ensure your standard plate is displayed correctly.

Specialty Plates

Specialty license plates in North Carolina allow vehicle owners to showcase their interests, support causes, or honor specific groups. Explore the variety of specialty plates available, including military plates, disabled plates, and organizational plates. Learn about the eligibility criteria, design options, and the application process for specialty plates.

Personalized Plates

Personalized license plates provide a unique way to express your individuality on the road. Discover how you can customize your North Carolina license plate with a personalized message. Learn about the guidelines, restrictions, and the process for obtaining a personalized plate that reflects your personality or interests.

Obtaining, Renewing, and Transferring Plates

Whether you're a new resident, a vehicle owner seeking plate renewal, or looking to transfer your license plates, we've got you covered. Find detailed information on the procedures and requirements for obtaining, renewing, and transferring license plates in North Carolina. Our step-by-step instructions will guide you through the process.