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Maryland MVA introduces new online services

5/8/2014, 6 a.m.
There's a host of new MVA services available online so you don't have to wait in line.

Milt Chaffee, Administrator of the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA), announced that the agency is expanding online services available to customers. The expanded online services are part of MVA’s innovative strategy to use technology to further enhance customer service.

“We are making it even easier for Marylanders to complete their transactions from the comfort of their home, office, smart phone, or library,” Administrator Chaffee said. “By increasing the number of transactions we can offer online, your visit to an MVA branch office can be eliminated. When people think of the MVA, we want them to think of our online presence first.”

To access online services simply visit the MVA website at www.mva.maryland.gov and click online services on the banner.

The new online services include:

DRIVER LICENSE RENWAL

Maryland drivers, under 40, who are eligible to renew their non-commercial driver’s licenses without visiting an MVA branch office, will need to renew online. They can also renew by mail or at an MVA kiosk, located at the branch offices. The driver’s license will be mailed to the address on record at the MVA.

IDENTIFICATION CARD RENEWAL

All eligible identification card renewals must be completed online or by kiosk. We encourage customers to renew identification cards using the new online renewal option. The ID card will be mailed to the address on record.

DUPLICATE DRIVERS LICENSE REQUEST

Customers who request a duplicate driver’s license or ID card must complete the transaction online or by MVA kiosk. We encourage these customers to order a duplicate using the new online option. The duplicate Driver’s License or ID card will be mailed to the address on record.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS OR LICENSE CORRECTION

Customers requesting a change of address card or a corrected Driver’s License or ID card must complete the transaction online or by MVA kiosk. We encourage these customers to order a change of address card or a new corrected license or ID using the new online option.

If a new, corrected license or ID card is requested, rather than a change of address card an additional fee will apply. Otherwise, the MVA will send you an attachment card, at no extra cost, which should be stored with the license or ID card. The new license, ID card or attachment card will be mailed.

Over the past decade, the MVA has become a national leader in electronic, web based services. The online services allow MVA to provide easy, fast and secure service to more people in more places.

In addition to the services listed above customers are also able to:

• Obtain Substitute Stickers

• Obtain Duplicate/Additional Registration Cards

• Replace Titles

• Designate Emergency Contacts

• Obtain Driving Records

• Obtain Temporary Registration

• Purchase a Substitute License Plate, including Chesapeake Bay or Agricultural License Plates

• Purchase County Pride Stickers

• Download & Print Specific Forms

• Get information on Administrative Flag Fees

• Extend your Vehicle Emission Inspection Program (VEIP) test date

• Make an appointment for a non-REAL ID compliant driver’s license or identification (ID) card.

Available around the clock, seven days a week, the MVA’s online services are convenient. Just click on the MVA’s website: www.mva.maryland.gov, the array of services is right at your fingertips and can be accessed from the comfort of your home, office, or anywhere.