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DMV to offer walk-in Saturday services this summer

DMV is adding Saturday walk-in hours on Carolina Beach Road through the summer. (Port City Daily/File)

WILMINGTON — Starting this weekend, the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles will resume Saturday hours at 16 driver license offices, including the Port City

Walk-in services will be offered June 8 through Aug. 24 from 8 a.m. until noon. This includes the Carolina Beach Road office in Wilmington. The announcement comes after long lines have filed outside of the CB operation in recent months.

“Opening for Saturday hours at many of our busiest locations statewide is what customers want, need, and have requested,” Commissioner Wayne Goodwin said in a press release.

Drivers will be able to procure a license or ID cards, renew orders, address changes, obtain REAL ID issuances, and take road tests for those who completed the knowledge and written tests.

All locations open include:

  • Andrews, 1440 Main St.
  • Asheville, 1624 Patton Ave.
  • Charlotte North, 9711 David Taylor Dr.
  • Charlotte South, 201 W. Arrowood Rd., Suite H
  • Fayetteville, 831 Elm St. (Eutaw Village)
  • Graham, 111 E. Crescent Square
  • Greensboro, 2391 Coliseum Blvd.
  • Greenville, 4651 N. Creek Dr.
  • Huntersville, 12101 Mount Holly-Huntersville Rd.
  • Jacksonville, 299 Wilmington Hwy.
  • Monroe, 3122 U.S. Hwy. 74 W.
  • Raleigh North, 2431 Spring Forest Rd., Suite 101 (Spring Forest Pavilion)
  • Raleigh West, 3231 Avent Ferry Rd. 
  • Salisbury, US 29 S, 5780 South Main St.
  • Wilmington, 2390 Carolina Beach Rd., Suite 104 (South Square Plaza)
  • Winston-Salem, 2001 Silas Creek Pkwy.

NCDMV also offers many online services, including driver license and ID card renewals, ordering duplicate licenses and ID cards, address changes and voter registration applications.


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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