Due to the FEDERAL REAL ID Act, documents (including a birth certificate) may be required to renew your Maryland Driver’s License or Identification Card. Click here to learn more from the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration.
One (1) proof of age and identity
Examples: An original or certified copy of your U.S. Birth Certificate or a valid, unexpired U.S. Passport. (If your current legal name is different than what is listed on these documents, you will also need to provide a government-issued marriage certificate, divorce decree, or other court document(s) to explain the name change.) Click here for more information on how to identify a certified copy of a birth certificate.
One (1) proof of Social Security
Examples: An original Social Security Card, W-2 form, or a Social Security Administration Benefits Statement, SSA-1099 (Displaying your name and full Social Security number.)
Two (2) proofs of Maryland residency
Examples: Insurance Card, Vehicle Registration, Credit Card Bill, Utility Bill, Bank Statement, or Mail from a Federal, State, or Local government agency. (Which display your name, Maryland residential address and are from two (2) separate organizations.)