Due to the FEDERAL REAL ID Act, documents may be required to renew your Maryland Driver’s License or Identification Card.

HOW WILL I KNOW IF I NEED TO BRING DOCUMENTS?
The MDOT MVA will notify you with either an email or paper notice stating “Documents Now Required to Renew”. Here is a sample paper notice:

WHERE CAN I COMPLETE MY RENEWAL?
Your renewal must take place in-person at an MDOT MVA branch location.

WHAT DOCUMENTS DO I NEED IN ORDER TO RENEW?
Click here for a complete list of acceptable documents. Please bring the following documents with you when you renew:

WHAT IF I DON’T HAVE ONE OF THESE DOCUMENTS?
If you do not have one of the documents list above or you need help to order a duplicate or replacement, please visit our Online Document Guide at: 

license.mva.maryland.gov

WHAT WILL THE MDOT MVA DO WITH MY DOCUMENTS?
Due to the federal REAL ID Act, the MDOT MVA is now required to keep a securely scanned image of your documents on our secure servers. No paper copies will be made.

 

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