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Posted: 3/4/2015

Maryland Adds CDL Medical Certificate Information to Instant Online Driver Records Service

​The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) recently announced the addition of the Department of Transportation (DOT) Medical Certificate information to their Instant Online Driver Records Service

The delivery of this information for Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) holders complies with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s guidelines to provide Medical Certification information to authorized employers of commercial drivers.  Through the Instant Online Driver Records Service, authorized employers can obtain both the Medical Certificate information and the 3-year driver history record by entering the Maryland Driver License Number (Soundex) for each driver.  

Employers can register for access to the MVA’s Instant Online Driver Records Service through the state’s official website, or by visiting  During the registration process, employers must select the appropriate reason for requesting CDL records under the Driver Privacy Protection Act and be approved for access by the MVA.  An annual subscription fee is assessed at the time of registration and a per record fee applies to each search.  The subscription account provides monthly billing of record searches with the ability to pay invoices by check, credit card, or automatic checking account debit.

Other MVA services available under a subscription account include:

  • Driver Record Monitoring Service:  Monitor employee driving records for safe driving and receive notification alerts on major record changes; also includes CDL medical certificate status
  • Instant Online Vehicle Records:  Includes title, registration and lien information for vehicles
  • Batch Vehicle Records Service:  Submit license plates to obtain a vehicle summary through secure file transfer and download with daily processing of files

The MVA’s Driver and Vehicle Records Suite of Services was developed at no charge for the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration by NIC Maryland, through the self-funded eGovernment services contract with the State Department of Information Technology (DoIT). 

About NIC Maryland
NIC Maryland builds, operates, maintains, and markets the official website of the state of Maryland, and its eGovernment services.   NIC Maryland is a collaborative public/private partnership managed by the Department of Information Technology (DoIT) and NIC Maryland.  NIC Maryland helps Maryland state and local government entities web-enable their services and operates without tax funds through a Self-funded eGovernment Services contract.  NIC Maryland has developed nearly 50 eGov services for the state of Maryland since the contract was awarded in August 2011.

About NIC
Founded in 1992, NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of official government websites, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment services help make government more accessible to everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Forbes has named NIC as one of the “100 Best Small Companies in America” five times, most recently ranked at No.11 (2013), and the company has been included four times on the Barron’s 400 Index. Additional information is available at