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December 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Auditors Say MVA Issued Fraudulent Licenses, IDs

The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration issued 270 fraudulent driver’s licenses and identification cards and 329 others that seemed questionable, according to a state auditors report released last week. The licenses and IDs were offered to undocumented Maryland residents under a state law passed in 2014. These licenses and IDs cannot be used for certain official […]

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July 24, 2017 | Staff Writer

MVA Launches Digital Driver’s License Pilot Program

Officials with the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration have announced the launch of a new digital driver’s license pilot program. “We are proud to be on the leading edge of testing technology that will deliver the driver’s license of the future,” MDOT Secretary Pete Rahn said. “This innovative technology will increase customer convenience […]

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June 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

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MVA Announces Independence Day Closings

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) will close all offices on Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. All full-service Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program (VEIP) stations will also be closed. According to a news release, MVA’s ten self-service VEIP kiosks will remain open. MVA customers can also Skip the Trip and […]

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June 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

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MVA Offices and VEIP Stations to Close June 24 for System Updates

Maryland is temporarily closing its MVA offices and Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program stations on Saturday for statewide computer upgrades. According to a news release, the temporary shutdown and upgrades are necessary to integrate new IT data based on legislation that goes into effect on July 1. Customers will not be able to conduct web or […]

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January 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

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MVA Expands Call Center Hours

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) is expanding its call-center hours from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on weekdays. “Our administration is committed to making state government work for the people – not the other way around,” said Maryland Governor Larry Hogan. “This expansion will give citizens more access to MVA services […]

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November 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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MVA Announces Election Day and Veterans Day Closings

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) will close all offices on Nov. 8 and Nov. 11 in observance of Election Day and Veterans Day. All full-service Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program (VEIP) stations will also be closed. According to a news release, MVA’s ten self-service VEIP kiosks will remain open. MVA customers can […]

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September 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

Maryland Proud License Plate Debuts on Monday (PHOTO)

Marylanders can display their pride in their home state beginning on Monday when the Motor Vehicle Administration rolls out the new Maryland Proud license plate. Governor Larry Hogan unveiled the new design last month, which prominently features the state flag. The new standard-issue plate is available for all passenger cars, SUV’s trucks, motorcycles and multipurpose […]

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July 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Gov. Hogan Announces Permanent Vehicle Registration for Disabled Maryland Veterans

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced today that the state’s Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) will begin issuing permanent vehicle registration cards and license plate stickers to Maryland veterans who qualify as 100 percent disabled. While the stickers and registration cards have been free to qualified veterans for several years, this allows qualified veterans […]

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November 13, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Maryland Signs Driver’s License Reciprocity Agreement with Japan (PHOTO)

Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford and Deputy Chief of Mission Hrioyasu Izumi of the Japanese Embassy signed a driver’s license reciprocity agreement between Maryland and Japan on Friday, Nov. 13. According to a news release, the agreement allows Japanese citizens living in Maryland to obtain license without taking the driving or written license exams, if they already […]

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June 19, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, June 19, in Montgomery County

You are almost to the weekend! Here are five things to know today, June 19th, in Montgomery County: 1. Ordering Alcohol: The Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control is scheduled to meet today with the county’s ad hoc committee on liquor control to talk about plans to update and improve the department’s inventory and ordering systems. […]

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