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August 3, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

Expired Driver’s Licenses Must Be Renewed by Aug. 15

The executive order protecting Maryland drivers’ licenses during the COVID-19 pandemic state of emergency will soon expire. Aug. 15 is the current renewal deadline before a retest is required for licenses expired for more than a year. Drivers with licenses that expired on Aug. 16, 2020 and later must retake the driving test and the […]

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April 29, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Homeland Security Extiende la Fecha Límite para la Aplicación de REAL ID

El Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS) ha extendido la fecha límite para obtener el documento de REAL ID por 19 meses más, debido a la pandemia de COVID-19. La fecha límite para la ejecución se ha extendido del 1 de octubre de 2021 al 3 de mayo de 2023. Según un comunicado de prensa, la […]

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April 28, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Homeland Security Extends Deadline for REAL ID Enforcement by 19 Months

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has extended the deadline for the REAL ID enforcement date by 19 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The deadline for enforcement has been extended from Oct. 1, 2021 to May 3, 2023. According to a press release, the pandemic has significantly impacted states’ ability to issue REAL ID-compliant […]

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March 27, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Fecha límite de REAL ID se Pospone por Un Año

La fecha límite de REAL ID se pospuso un año para el 1 de octubre de 2021, anunció el jueves el secretario interino del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional de Estados Unidos, Chad F. Wolf. Originalmente, la fecha límite era el 1 de octubre de 2020. Se retrasó para dar cabida a los esfuerzos de respuesta […]

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March 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

REAL ID Deadline Postponed One Year

The REAL ID deadline has been postponed one year to Oct. 1, 2021, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf announced Thursday.  Originally, the deadline was Oct. 1, 2020. It was delayed to accommodate COVID-19 response efforts, as many MVAs and DMVs are currently closed or restricting access.   “Protecting both the health […]

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February 27, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Homeland Security Allowing REAL ID Documents to be Submitted Electronically

The Department of Homeland Security announced that it will now allow required documents for REAL ID applications to be submitted electronically. In a letter sent by DHS Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf, state governors were notified that applicants may now pre-submit identity and lawful source documents electronically, prior to an in-person DMV visit. They are […]

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January 9, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

With Deadline Nearing, MDOT Creates More REAL ID Appointments

The clock is ticking for people who have not yet gotten their REAL ID. With the October 1, 2020 deadline looming, MDOT MVA has created 1,200 additional weekly appointments to help ease the inevitable rush. Officials say the new Walnut Hill location will give Montgomery County residents additional appointment opportunities each week to help meet […]

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October 9, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Here’s What You Need to Know to Be Real ID Compliant

Having a Real ID compliant driver’s license or ID card will be necessary to board commercial aircraft or gain access to federal facilities starting Oct. 1, 2020. MyMCMedia spoke with Chrissy Nizer, an administrator for the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), to gain a better understanding of what people need to know in order to […]

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June 20, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Some Answers to Your Questions About the New REAL ID

Like many things that change, the new REAL ID has addressed many issues but has also created much confusion and many questions.. Did you know, for example, that federal requirements will require you to be compliant with REAL ID? Having a REAL ID compliant driver’s license or ID card will be necessary to board commercial […]

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June 6, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Extienden plazo para renovar licencias de conducir en Maryland

Un grupo selecto de 43,000 residentes de Maryland ahora tiene hasta el 3 de julio para renovar su licencia de conducir y enviar la documentación requerida. Si los conductores no lo hacen, antes de la fecha estipulada, están sujetos a que su licencia sea confiscada, si la policía de Maryland los detiene.   Aproximadamente 80,000 personas […]

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