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Per state law, the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles will begin collecting a processing fee on all transactions paid for with a credit or debit card on Monday. 

This includes transactions occurring in-person, online and at a self-service kiosk.

A provision in last year’s state budget allows NCDMV to collect up to 2 percent on transactions paid for with a credit or debit card. 

The fee charged for transactions occurring in-person will be 1.22 percent; online transactions will be 1.85 percent and kiosk transactions will be 2 percent.

The new fees go along with other increases that will go into effect Monday.

As directed by state law, the DMV is required to adjust fees and rates every four years, based on the percentage change in the annual Consumer Price Index during the past four years. The increase will be 19.18 percent for about 90 license and registration-related fees.

Examples of the changes include a $1 per year increase for a regular driver license. 

Currently, the fee is $5.50 for each year of the license, which is issued for five or eight years. 

So a five-year license will go up $5.00 and an eight-year license by $8. 

The issuance of a learner's permit and a provisional license will increase by $4 overall, with a duplicate license increasing by $2.75.

Fees are also going up for commercial driver licenses, copies of driving records, and several other license related processes.

For regular private passenger vehicle registrations, the annual fee will go from $38.75 to $46.25. Registrations for commercial vehicles, motorcycles, for hire vehicles, house trailers, low-speed vehicles and electric vehicle fees are among others that will also increase.