How To Reinstate a Suspended Maryland License

Do you need to reinstate your suspended Maryland drivers license? The reinstatement process doesn't have to be complicated, but make sure you do it in a timely manner.

Driving with a suspended Maryland drivers license is a serious offense with serious consequences. A suspended license can even result in jail time if not reinstated. We've collected helpful information to assist you with everything you need to reinstate your Maryland license. Select from the options below to get started.

1:Get Started with Online Application Services

2: By mail, if eligible (read below for instructions)

3: Via a local MVA office

Your license may be suspended for a variety of reasons. Some situations are clear, while others are subtle, with some drivers unaware that their license is suspended at all. In this guide, you'll find information on the steps necessary to reinstate your Maryland driver's license, no matter what your violation was.

Driving a vehicle when your license is suspended or revoked is a crime in Maryland. You may be fined or incarcerated if you are convicted.

Reinstating Your License

After your suspension period ends, you are entitled to reinstate your license. To apply for reinstatement, visit your local driver license office and pay the reinstatement fee.

If your license has been suspended due to a DUI charge, you may be given a license displaying an alcohol restriction on the license, much like someone who wears glasses has a restriction. These restrictions can last up to three years before you can apply to have it removed.

Reinstatement may vary depending on the offense committed, but they are usually around $45 for a non-DUI related suspension, and $75 for a DUI-related suspension.

Featured Resources
- Download detailed instructions and forms to assist with the process of dealing with the MVA
Visit the MVA
- Find the MVA location closest to you, or visit the official website
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