Instructions for Getting A Beach Driving Permit

To apply for a beach driving permit in the Town of Kill Devil Hills, you must complete an application at the Finance Department cashier’s counter, located on the second floor of Town Hall, 102 Town Hall Drive.  

Information you will need:

Vehicle license plate number
Vehicle identification number (VIN) – located on vehicle, registration card or insurance certificate
Payment – Kill Devil Hills accepts cash, check, credit or debit cards

Since the seasonal and temporary permits allow access to drive on Nags Head’s beaches, the applicant will receive copies of the Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head Beach Driving Access Maps and regulations.  

Permit       Cost        Length of Time      Placement on vehicle

Seasonal         $25 October 1 – April 30 Left front bumper

Temporary $10 Up to 14 days from issue         Driver’s side in windshield

Town Hall hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

For more information, please call Town Hall at 252-449-5300.