​​MVA Location​​​​​​​

16520 S. Westland Drive
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877

  • Monday-Wednesday, Friday:
    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (all services)
  • Thursday:
    8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday:
    8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Driver's License Services only)
  • Sunday:

This MVA office is closed on the following Holidays and service reduction days.​

Walnut Hill (Express Service Location)

Service Name# People WaitingWait Time
Driver License Renewal47 minutes
Insurance Compliance DivisionNaN minutes
Learners PermitNaN minutes
Miscellaneous00 minutes
Other Drivers Services00 minutes
Other Vehicle Services00 minutes
Registration Renewal00 minutes
Tag Return00 minutes
TitleNaN minutes
​​Wait Times: Please note that the MVA's busiest days are at the end of each month and the first days of the next month. Therefore, MVA strongly recommends that you plan your visit during the middle of the month. Mondays, Fridays, and Saturdays are high volume days at the MVA. Plan your visit on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday to minimize your time with us.

Note: The MVA does not guarantee that a wait time will remain constant. Due to the dynamic nature of customer traffic, wait times are subject to change and vary from when you view the time online until you actually arrive at an MVA branch office. This data is updated every five minutes, this page does not auto-update.

Services The only services available at this office are:

  • Renew MD Commercial or Non-Commercial Driver's License
  • Duplicate & Corrected Commercial & Non-Commercial Driver's License
  • Apply for a Photo Identification Card (Non-Drivers Only)
  • Convert Provisional Driver's License
  • Out of State Driver's License Conversions
  • Apply for a Non-Commercial Learner's Permit
  • Obtain Driving Record
  • Return Tags
  • Obtain Disability Placards
  • Vehicle Salesman License
  • Change of Address Attachment Cards
  • EZ Pass Transponder

Kiosk Services The services available at the kiosk are:

  • Vehicle Registration Renewal (sticker delivered at kiosk)
  • Non-Commercial Drivers License Renewal, Duplicate or Correction (Drivers License will be mailed to address on record)
  • ID Card Renewal, Duplicate or Correction (ID Card will be mailed to address on record)
  • Request Driving Records
  • Request Replacement Title
  • Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program Extension
  • Duplicate/additional registration cards (card delivered at kiosk)
  • Order plates (Agricultural, Chesapeake Bay, Personalized & Standard)
  • Pay Administrative Flag fees
  • Request County Pride sticker
  • PIN Management
  • Temporary Registration (delivered at kiosk)
  • Substitute Sticker (delivered at kiosk)
  • Email Management
  • Emergency Contact

*This branch has a 24 hour kiosk available to the public.

Kiosk Availability: Kiosks are available during normal business hours unless specificly noted below as a 24 hour kiosk. Operational denotes a kiosk is in working order. Wait times at a kiosk vary depending on branch volume.

Kiosk NameStatus
Walnut Hill 1Available
Walnut Hill 2Available
Walnut Hill 3Available
Walnut Hill 4 (24 Hour)Available

Commercial Driver's Skills Test (CDL):

CDL Holders - must visit a Full Service MVA branch office.

General Information:
Please call 410-768-​7000 (or 1-800-492-4575 TTY for the Hearing Impaired) or email us at mvacs@mdot.state.md.us.

Customer Complaints:
If you have any complaints or customer service problems with the Walnut Hill office please contact Helen Kelly, District Manager, at 410-768-7000 (or 1-800-492-4575 TTY for the Hearing Impaired).​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​