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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

MVA adds hours, appointments and staff to handle REAL ID volume

The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration has added hours, staff and appointments at its offices to cope with the increased volume of drivers who must present four or more different documents to obtain a Real ID drivers license that complies with federal law.

Drivers must get the compliant licenses by October 2020 in order to board a commercial aircraft or enter a federal facility. The new requirements have ballooned the number of drivers licenses renewals from 10,000 a month to 100,000 per month, according to MVA officials.

In an interview, MVA Administrator Christine Nizer said the agency has also clarified rules for its staff for judging the eligibility of passports, marriage certificates and other documents that have created problems for some people. She said the agency’s REAL ID website has also been updated with more information about the documents required.



Anonymous said...

But don't need it to vote?

Anonymous said...

Or they could just stop hiring imbeciles.

Anonymous said...

where is that troll from an earlier article who said this was no big deal

Anonymous said...

They are hiring anything they can get now. The money they brought in from giving illegals a licence will now be eaten up in overtime, training, and extra help to try to straighten the mess out. In other words, their greediness has come back to bite them in the a$$. It's just a shame that local real American CITIZENS, have to suffer for their greed. The interpreters are the only ones who became fat cats from giving illegals a licence. They made gobs of money off of them, and I'm sure still free, of course.