North Carolina Towing

Title State:

All motor vehicles driven or moved upon the highways of the state are required to be titled. Mobile homes are titled. Boat titling is optional.

Recovery Requirements:

Self-help repossession is permitted as long as there is no breach of peace.

Deficiency Balance:

Judgment notes are invalid and deficiency is permitted only if the debt is not for the purchase price.


The state provides the debtor ten (10) days to redeem, redemption only allowed prior to foreclosure and sale.

Title Information:

Information regarding the repossession title process in this state can be obtained by contacting or writing: Department of Transportation, Division of Motor Vehicles, 1100 New Bern Avenue, Raleigh, North Carolina 27697, Phone (919) 733-3025, Fax (919) 733-6948. North Carolina offers a Fast Title Service.

Licensing Requirements:



Remain with the owner.

Security Interests:

Shown on the title. Title mailed to/held by Lienholder.