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§ 16-116. Notification of change in name or address

West's Annotated Code of MarylandTransportation

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Transportation
Title 16. Vehicle Laws--Drivers' Licenses (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Issuance, Expiration, and Renewal of Licenses (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Transportation, § 16-116
§ 16-116. Notification of change in name or address
Notification of new address
(a) If any individual who has applied for or obtained a driver's license under this subtitle moves from the address given in the application or shown on the license, the individual shall, within 30 days of the change, notify the Administration in writing of the former address and new address and the identifying number of any license issued to the individual.
Notification of new name
(b) If any individual who has applied for or obtained a driver's license under this subtitle has the individual's name changed under the common law of this State, by marriage, or by court order, the individual shall, within 30 days of the change, notify the Administration in writing of the former name and new name, and the identifying number of any license issued to the individual.
Corrected licenses
(c) On request of the Administration, if the name of a licensee has been changed, the licensee shall surrender his driver's license to the Administration. After it receives the license, the Administration shall issue a corrected license in the new name.
Temporary licenses
(d) If a licensee is required to surrender his license to the Administration to record a change, the Administration shall issue him, without charge, a temporary license valid for not more than 20 days from the date it is issued.
Expired licenses
(e) This section does not apply to an expired license.

Credits

Added by Acts 1977, c. 14, § 2, eff. July 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1986, c. 472, § 1; Acts 1989, c. 557.
Formerly Art. 66 ½, § 6-116.
MD Code, Transportation, § 16-116, MD TRANS § 16-116
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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