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North Carolina State Benefits



Hunting and Fishing

All 50 percent or more disabled veterans may obtain a lifetime hunting-fishing license upon the payment of $10.00.


Members of the U.S. Armed Forces stationed in North Carolina, their spouses and their dependents under age 18 residing with them, are deemed residents of North Carolina for the purpose of purchasing licenses issued by the Wildlife Resources Commission.


NCDMV License Plates

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles makes available to veterans 16 specialized license plates.













Drivers Licenses              

In general, State law allows a military drivers license expiration procedure within the Division of Motor Vehicles to renew upon request to North Carolina residents on active duty, as well as to their spouses and dependent children.


The North Carolina Department of Military and Veterans Affairs has released its annual resource guide.


The guide provides a one-stop-shop for information on employment services, health care, VA benefits and education.


It also supplies information on help for veteran entrepreneurs, women’s services and assistance for active-duty military personnel.


Approximately 55,000 copies of the guide will be available at key sites throughout the state, officials said. And an electronic version can be found at


North Carolina has more than 800,000 veterans and their families members living and being a vital part of the North Carolina community.


Staff members are  committed to providing the highest level of service, responsiveness and integrity in keeping with the principles and values of this state and nation that our military and their families deserve.

Military editor Drew Brooks can be reached at or 486-3567.