How to Sign Your Title / North Carolina (NC)

How to Sign Your Title in North Carolina (NC)

Where to Sign

North Carolina car titles must be notarized.

  1. Wait to sign until you are before a Notary.
  2. Back of the title top right - sign name(s) on the line where it reads "Seller(s) Signature(s)."
  3. Back of the title right below where you signed name(s) - print name(s) on the line where it reads "Seller(s) Hand Printed Name(s)."

Multiple Owners

All owners listed on the front of title must sign the title. Make sure to sign before a notary.

Lien or Bank Name on Title

If your North Carolina title shows a lien or a bank name printed on the front, then your title will need to be signed off by the lien holder or have a separate lien release letter.

Duplicate Time In Person

15 Days

Duplicate Time Mail

15 Days

Duplicate Cost


North Carolina DMV

N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles 3148 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-3148

DMV Website