Internet outage causing delays at NCDMV offices


RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) An internet outage is causing issues at NCDMV offices from Raleigh to Wilmington, the agency said Tuesday.

A fiber line was cut near Benson and has caused delays at driver license and license plate agency offices from south of Raleigh, to the Fayetteville and Wilmington areas, the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles said.

The outage is affecting some online driver license and vehicle registration services.

Offices in the following locations in central and southeastern North Carolina are closed as of 10:15 a.m.:

  • Smithfield
  • Fuquay-Varina
  • Holly Springs
  • Clinton (two offices closed)
  • Fayetteville (three offices closed)
  • Spring Lake
  • Stedman
  • Kenansville (Duplin County)
  • Lillington
  • Erwin
  • Elizabethtown (Bladen County)
  • Raeford
  • Siler City


  • Fayetteville – closed
  • Holly Springs – closed
  • Clinton -closed
  • Spring Lake – closed
  • Raeford – closed
  • Hope Mills – closed
  • Wallace – closed
  • Jacksonville – closed
  • Smithfield
  • Maysville
  • Elizabethtown
  • Dunn
  • Siler City
  • Robbins

The North Carolina Department of Information Technology is assisting the NCDMV to correct the problem.

Customers can visit the NCDMV website to check on the status of their local office.

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