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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
1/14/2021
FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Whitney Nichels,

MDOT MVA Offices & VEIP Stations to Close in Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Offices will reopen Tuesday, January 19

GLEN BURNIE, MD (January 14, 2020) - The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) will close all branch offices and Vehicle Emission Inspection Program (VEIP) stations Monday, January 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. MDOT MVA branch offices will reopen Tuesday, January 19 by appointment only. VEIP testing will also resume January 19 and does not require an appointment.

MDOT MVA self-service VEIP kiosks, online services, and 24-hour kiosks will be available during the holiday. Customers are encouraged to check the MDOT MVA eStore – during the closure and during normal operating hours – to take advantage of many services available from the comfort and safety of home, including:

  • Duplicate/Additional Registration Cards,
  • Insurance Information and Compliance Payments,
  • Vehicle Title and Registration Applications,
  • Vehicle Registration Renewals,
  • Identification Card Renewals,
  • Title Replacements,
  • Disability Products,
  • Change of Address,
  • Driving Records,
  • License Plate Purchase/Replacement,
  • Temporary Registration,
  • Information on Administrative Flag Fees,
  • VEIP Test Date Extension,
  • Driver’s License Renewals and
  • Substitute Stickers.

When offices and VEIP stations reopen Tuesday, COVID-19 safety measures including plexiglass dividers, social distancing practices and limited seating will remain in place at MDOT MVA branches and VEIP station lobbies. Customers and employees are required to wear a face covering, maintain 6 feet of distance and participate in a brief health screening and temperature scan to enter the building.

Marylanders are reminded that driver’s and business licenses, identification cards, permits and registrations, that expired after March 12, 2020, or are eligible for renewal during the COVID-19 State of Emergency, are extended until further notice. Customers are encouraged to check whether they are eligible for an online renewal using the First Stop tool here. For more information about MDOT MVA’s response to COVID-19 and additional resources, visit our website MVA.Maryland.gov.


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