Replacing a Lost CDL in North Carolina

Applying for a Duplicate CDL

Have you lost your commercial driver license (CDL) or has it been stolen? You can apply for a duplicate at any driver license office. You will need two DMV-accepted forms of identification.

A duplicate CDL costs $13.

You should also report a theft to the police and to credit reporting agencies to protect yourself and your credit.


You can request a duplicate CDL online as long as it hasn't expired.

Other Info

If your address changes from the address on your license, you must let the DMV know within 60 days after the change. You must also obtain a duplicate license showing your new address.

If you do not already have a CDL, or are just moving to North Carolina, please see Applying for a New CDL for information on obtaining a North Carolina CDL. Also check out Renewing Your CDL, Commercial Driver Education, and Commercial Driver FAQs.

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