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MDOT MVA Offices & VEIP Stations to Close in Observance of Memorial Day

Offices and VEIP Stations will reopen Tuesday, June 1

GLEN BURNIE, MD (May 28, 2021) -
 The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) will close all branch offices and Vehicle Emission Inspection Program (VEIP) stations Saturday, May 29, and Monday, May 31, in observance of Memorial Day. MDOT MVA branch offices will reopen Tuesday, June 1 by appointment only. VEIP testing will also resume June 1 and does not require an appointment.

MDOT MVA self-service VEIP kiosks, online services, and 24-hour kiosks will be available through 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.

Marylanders are reminded that under Governor Larry Hogan’s new Executive Order issued on May 12, 2021, customers who have an MDOT MVA product that expired since March 12, 2020 must have those products renewed under the new deadlines. All driver’s licenses – both non-commercial and commercial (CDLs) – as well as learner’s permits and identification (ID) cards must be renewed by August 15, 2021. Customers should note, this announcement has no effect on the federal REAL ID deadline, which has been extended to May 3, 2023. All other expired documents issued by MDOT MVA, including vehicle registrations and handicap placards, must be renewed by June 30, 2021.  Medical Certifications for CDL holders which expired on or after December 1, 2020, will remain valid until May 31, 2021, as designated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Customers are encouraged to check their eligibility for an online renewal using the First Stop tool here.

In accordance with guidance issued by Governor Hogan, MDOT MVA customers and staff are no longer required to wear masks at branch offices and VEIP stations statewide. Please note, face coverings are still recommended for individuals who have not been vaccinated. MDOT MVA will continue to operate by appointment only until further notice. For more information about MDOT MVA’s response to COVID-19 and additional resources, visit