COVID-19 State DMV Operational Changes

This page is updated as of 11:30 am EDT, May 27, 2020.

More updates pertaining to COVID-19 can be found here

 

District of Columbia

  • Operational Status
    • All six branch offices closed indefinitely though the remainder of the declared public health emergency, which as of now extends until July 24. Standard online services remain available at dmv.dc.gov.
  • DL/ID Issuance and Extensions (includes CDL unless otherwise noted)
    • For all licenses that were set to expire on 3/1/20 or later, waiver granted without penalty until DC DMV reopens at full capacity, or June 29, whichever date is later. All DL suspensions and revocations paused until DC DMV returns to full operating capacity.
  • Vehicle Title and Registration Issuance and Extensions
    • If expiring 3/1/20 or later, waiver granted without penalty until DC DMV reopens at full capacity.
  • Vehicle Safety & Emissions Inspections
    • If expiring 3/1/20 or later, waiver granted without penalty until DC DMV reopens at full capacity.

Maryland

  • DMV In-Person Services
    • All MVA branches are closed statewide until further notice. Certain in-person services for dealers are available on select days and times at the Glen Burnie MVA. Please click here for more information.
  • DL/ID Issuance and Extensions (includes CDL unless otherwise noted)
    • All driver licenses, ID cards, permits and registrations that expire or are eligible for renewal will not expire until the 30th day after the state of emergency has been lifted.
  • Driver Skills Testing
    • All non-commercial driver skills tests are canceled until further notice. Commercial driving tests will still be conducted by appointment only.
  • Vehicle Safety & Emissions Inspections
    • All VEIP stations closed until further notice.

Virginia

  • Operational Status
    • Roughly a dozen DMV branches, located outside of Northern Virginia, are open limited in-person services. The other 60 or so DMV offices and mobile units remain closed “until further notice,” though more branches will be opened on a rolling basis in the coming months.
  • DL/ID Issuance and Extensions (includes CDL unless otherwise noted)
    • All licenses set to expire before June 10 have been extended for 90 days past their initial expiration date, or until July 31, whichever date is sooner. Permits, licenses, and credentials for for-hire drivers and vehicles have been automatically extended through May 31.
  • Vehicle Title and Registration Issuance and Extensions
    • 90-day extension from the initial expiration date if it is April 30 or earlier; 60-day extension for registrations set to expire in May. Registrations set to expire between June 1 and June 10 are extended until July 31. Fleet title/tag services still being provided.