MD MVA set to issue Maryland Proud license plates

Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) will start issuing a new license plate design on Monday, September 26, for all motor vehicles. The new plate, called Maryland Proud, features the Maryland flag and will replace the War of 1812 plate.

For all Electronic Registration and Titling (ERT) participants, Motor Car Couriers, Inc., (MCC) will start delivering new plates the week of September 12. All ERT participants will have the new license plates by September 26. MCC will collect non-issued War of 1812 plates starting September 27.

To ensure a smooth transition, dealers are asked to follow these guidelines:

« The new plate will not be issued before September 26.

« For timely delivery, place plate orders as early as possible starting September 12.

« Dealers and Tag & Title Services may return their unissued War of 1812 plate inventory weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to the MVA warehouse at 150H Blades Lane, Glen Burnie, MD 21060 (phone 410-424-3640). Dealers may also contact MCC directly to discuss arrangements for plate pickup.

« All War of 1812 plates that will not be issued before September 26 should be returned immediately to the MVA warehouse (address above).

« All non-issued War of 1812 plates must be returned to the MVA by October 31.

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