Online Services in North Dakota

Those who live in North Dakota and want to save themselves a trip to an agency office might be in luck. ND residents can take advantage of numerous online driver and vehicle services.

Typically, driver services are handled through the Driver Licensing Division of North Dakota's Department of Transportation (NDDOT). You can check out all of the online services offered by the state on its NDDOT website, or read below to see a full list of your options, including online services offered by private companies.

North Dakota Vehicle Services

Keeping your vehicle's paperwork up-to-date is the first step toward driving legally. If you'd prefer to take care of some of these documents from home, you're in luck: a number of outside vendors, plus the NDDOT, will help you complete a multitude of tasks online.


  • Renew your registration, as well as:
    • Change its address.
    • Get a non-resident temporary registration.
    • Get a temporary resident registration.
  • Order personalized plates.
  • Check the status of a vehicle title.
  • Calculate your motor vehicle fees.

Third Parties

  • Ordering auto insurance.
    • Before hitting the road, you must insure your car against hitting anything else. But, don't worry: the perfect policy is just a click away.
  • Finding motorcycle insurance.
    • Bike riders typically have the need for speed, and now you can find the best possible plan for your motorcycle at a satisfyingly fast pace.
  • Getting a vehicle history report and VIN check.
    • While the Internet lets you access more used vehicle offers than ever, it also gives grifters an even better chance to swindle people. Make sure the deal you're eyeing is truly as good as it seems by getting a vehicle history report. You can order one for:
    • Cars.
    • Motorcycles.
    • RVs.

ND License & Personal Records

Taking care of your vehicle's documents is important, but without securing your own documentation, you won't be able to drive it anywhere. Look no further than the Internet to make sure you have everything you need to hit the road. Help can be found both on the North Dakota DOT's website and through third-party vendors.


  • Driver's license:
    • Change of address.
    • Request a replacement.
    • Check your license status.
    • Check your license birthdate.
    • Pay a reinstatement fee.
  • Schedule a driving test.
  • Find your driving record.
  • Clarify your CDL medical certification status.

Third Parties

  • Look up driving records.
    • Wonder how car insurance companies view you? These records will give you a good idea. Using a private company to compile them can help you leapfrog the line.
  • Prevent identity theft.
    • The Internet can be a modern day masquerade ball, and posing as someone else online is easier than slipping on a mask. Don't let hackers waltz away with your personal and financial information. Be proactive about keeping your private details private.
  • Change your name.
    • Claiming a new name for yourself can be equal parts frightening and exciting, but changing your moniker officially doesn't have to be. Let someone else handle all the paperwork, and all you'll have to worry about is practicing your new signature.
  • Commission a background check.
    • Perhaps the most extensive, comprehensive, and difficult of documents to put together, background checks can be much more easily compiled by a knowledgable private business that knows exactly what to look for.
  • Obtain a criminal record check.
    • Between tracking down data and following the protocols of numerous law enforcement agencies, it's a crime how frustrating it can be to put together a criminal record. Hiring an outside vendor to do the digging for you can be immensely helpful, and you can do it without leaving home.
  • Find court records.
    • Why object to some extra help tracking down court records? Using an experienced business will get the paperwork in your hands quickly and easily, and it's just a click away.
  • Get public records.
    • Trying to find a public record in the sea of online documents can be like playing a game of "Where's Waldo?". Luckily, there are companies out there that specialize in tracking down this deceptively available information and can deliver it straight to your inbox.
  • Order vital records.
    • They're called "vital" for a reason. These records comprise the building blocks of most other forms of identification. You can make sure you have them all on hand without stepping foot outside your home. You can order any of the following online:
      • Birth records.
      • Death records.
      • Divorce records.
      • Marriage records.
  • Get your international driver's permit.
    • If you've come to look for America, there are few better ways to do it than from behind the wheel. Don't let this step in your trip planning slip under the radar. Let an experienced company arrange the opportunity for you.

Driver's Ed in North Dakota

From saving the time and money needed to retake a license test to potentially saving lives by avoiding an accident, the knowledge and skills that come from driving education can be crucial. In North Dakota, you can only access these courses and tests through private companies, and you have plenty of choices when it comes to helping you prepare, including:

ND Miscellaneous Services

You can access plenty of other services without leaving home, from both the NDDOT and plethora of private companies.


  • Schedule other NDDOT appointments.
  • Request an administrative hearing.
  • Register as an organ donor.

Third Parties

  • Hire a DUI attorney.
    • Dealing with such a serious charge can be overwhelming. An experienced lawyer can not only share the burden but point you in the right direction throughout the process.
  • Fast-track your passport.
    • Taking an international trip is a rare opportunity. Don't miss out on it because you're waiting for your passport. The process can take weeks or even months when handled by the government, but a private company can be much more nimble and get the document back to you much more quickly.
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