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NC Department of Motor Vehicles mobile unit will visit Ocracoke April 22.

Raleigh – The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles will bring its mobile unit to the Ocracoke Community Center from 10:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Friday, April 22. 

Furthermore, the mobile unit will visit Ocracoke once a quarter, said Marge Howell in the DMV Communications Office.  The other dates this year the mobile unit will visit will be July 22 and Oct. 21, Howell said.

If islanders can’t get to the mobile unit on Ocracoke, they can go to the Hatteras Civic Center, 1498 N.C. Highway 12, on the third Wednesday and Thursday of each month where the DMV will set up a new compact mobile unit beginning April 20 to 21.  It will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday.

This new compact mobile office will bring up-to-date equipment and convenient one-stop driver license and ID card service. It will enable the DMV to offer services inside the building and will visit Ocracoke one day per quarter, according to the NCDOT Department of Motor Vehicles.

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New mobile offices that consist of two examiner desks transported in an SUV. These are wheeled indoors for use. It will be in the Hatteras Civic Center April 20 and 21.

For more information about Ocracoke visits, the number to call is  (919) 675-8075.

Driver license renewal services are also available for many drivers online at

In addition to the Hatteras monthly stops, DMV operates offices in Nags Head and Edenton.

Other mobile stops in the region are as follows:

Nags Head (Mon. to Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
2808 S. Croatan Highway   (252) 830-3375

Edenton (Mon. to Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
705 N. Broad St.  (252) 482-8941

Swan Quarter (Third Tuesday)
Hyde County Government Building (919) 675-8075

Columbia (Second Wednesday)
Tyrrell County Public Library, 414 Main St.  (919) 675-8075

Plymouth (Second Tuesday)
Cooperative Extension Service Office, 128 E. Water St.  (919) 675-8075


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