Lost Traffic Ticket in North CarolinaPage Overview
North Carolina does not provide an online search tool, but does provide other options as explained below.
NC traffic citations are handled on a county level. So you’ll need to contact the county from which you were cited. If you are unsure of the county, call the Administrative Office of the Court at (919) 890-1000.
After pinpointing where you were ticketed in North Carolina, visit the county court Web site for contact information. You’ll then want to call the Clerk of Court for assistance.
In North Carolina, you have three traffic ticket plea options:
The first two options require paying the fine listed on your citation. Pleading not guilty means you want to challenge the charge. For more information about these pleas, visit our sections on Paying Your Traffic Ticket and Fighting Your Traffic Ticket.Other Topics in This Section