What information products can I purchase?
- 3-year driving record – information on your driving record covering the past 3 years.
- Complete driving history – information on your driving record dating back to when you received your license.
- Vehicle registration record – information about your vehicle.
- Title file – copies of the forms received by the MVA when your vehicle was titled.
- Driver’s license application – copies of the forms received by the MVA when you applied for your driver’s license.
How do I obtain a copy of my driving record?
There are several ways that you can obtain a copy of your driving record:
- You can request your driving record online, pay the required fee using either American Express, Discover Card, MasterCard, Visa, or an electronic check and it will be mailed to the address on record at the MVA, or
- You may also download the MVA Request for Record (form #DR-057) and submit the form and required fee by mail. The remittance fee must be in the form of a check or money order made payable to the Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA). Checks must have an imprinted name and address. Please include your driver license number and your home or work phone number on your check.
How does a business obtain driver or vehicle records?
There are a couple of ways that a driver or vehicle record can be obtained:
- A business may download the MVA Request for Record (form #DR-057) and submit the form and required fee by mail to the Motor Vehicle Administration, 6601 Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie, MD 21062, Attn. Room. 145 (for driving records), or Room 202 (for vehicle records).
- For multiple driving records, an authorized business may fill out an MVA Certified/Non-Certified Multi-Request (form #DL-015) and submit the form and required feeby mail to the Motor Vehicle Administration, 6601 Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie, MD 21062, Room. 145.
- A business can subscribe to one or more of the MVA's online services to access driver or vehicle records. For an application/information packet, visit https://egov.maryland.gov/mva/, or if you have a question, call our vendor NIC USA 410-990-1090.
Are you requesting a report or document for someone other than yourself?
- Letter of authorization signed by the driver or vehicle’s owner – The letter must clearly state that the customer (requestor) has the driver or vehicle owner’s permission to obtain the report/document.
- Power of attorney – The form must specifically mention the customer (requestor).
- Employment application from the customer.
- Credit application from the customer.
- Subpoena or court order.
- Request letter on an authorized (by the Driver Privacy Protection Act – DPPA) entity’s letterhead – an authorized representative of the agency or company should sign the letter.
- Business card from a DPPA authorized entity (in-person requests only) – Both the entity’s name and the customer’s (requestor’s) name must appear on the business card. As mentioned above the customer also will need to show proof of identity.
- Payment check with a DPPA authorized entity’s name imprinted on it.
- There is a fee for each non-certified report or document and a slightly higher fee for each certified report or document.
- If you request a search for a document that cannot be found, you will still be charged the non-certified or certified fee amount, depending upon your request. Note however, that there is no charge if you visit an MVA office and the MVA employee verbally informs you that the requested report or document cannot be found.
- Law enforcement and government entities are not charged a fee.
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