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MDOT MVA Offices & VEIP Stations Closed Christmas Eve & Christmas Day, December 24-25

Offices and VEIP stations will reopen Monday, December 27

GLEN BURNIE, MD (December 21, 2021) - The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) will close all branch offices and Vehicle Emission Inspection Program (VEIP) stations Friday, December 24, and Saturday, December 25, for observance of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. MDOT MVA branch offices will reopen Monday, December 27, by appointment only. VEIP testing will also resume December 27 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 pandemic-related extensions for all MDOT MVA products – including driver’s licenses, identification cards and vehicle registrations – have officially expired. Under state law, any driver whose license has been expired over one year must retake both the knowledge and skills test to renew.   

In accordance with guidance issued by Governor Larry 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

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