How to Register a Vehicle
Arrive at you nearest local North Carolina DMV Office with the following forms and documentation:
- The Vehicle Title signed-over in the presence of an Authorized Notary Public.
- A filled and signed North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles Title Application (MVR-1).
- A completed and endorsed North Carolina Damage Disclosure Statement (MVR-181).
- A detailed and accurate North Carolina Odometer Disclosure Statement (MVR-180) filled-out and executed.
- Valid proof of active insurance within The State of North Carolina (in accordance with North Carolina State Law § 20-309).
- Proper proof of identity with a valid North Carolina driver’s license or ID card.
- A Completed Bill of Sale
- Payment for all fees and taxes. Keep in mind that the accepted forms of payment at all North Carolina DMV facilities are cash, money order, or check.
How to Write
Step 1 – Download in Adobe PDF.
Step 2 – Vehicle Information – Complete the form with the following details relevant to the vehicle involved in the transfer:
- Vehicle Identification Number
- Odometer Reading
- Seller Registration Number
Step 3 – Specify whether or not you have applied a title for the vehicle in the past with a check mark in the appropriate box.
Step 4 – Seller/Buyer Information – Input all necessary compelled information about the seller of the vehicle being sold:
- Seller’s Full Name
- Seller’s Street Address
- Buyer’s Full Name
- Buyer’s Street Address
Step 5 – Purchase Information – Input the applicable key elements entailed in the purchase of the vehicle:
- Sale Price
- If the sale was a gift, include relationship to the seller.
Step 6 – Finish the form by supplying signatures from both the buyer and seller on the indicated lines agreeing to the terms of the document.
Step 7 – Once you have completed the first half segment of the form you can then make a duplicate on the bottom segment in order to grant a retainable record of the transaction for both the buyer and the seller of the vehicle.