|A TEMPORARY TAG IS ONLY ISSUED WHEN:|
1. A Maryland Safety Inspection is required and
A. The vehicle was last purchased from a private party or an out-of-state dealer or
B. A gift title transfer that requires an inspection is being processed. See GIFT TITLE TRANSFER section.
A TEMPORARY TAG IS NOT ISSUED WHEN:
1. The vehicle was last purchased from a Maryland dealer.
2. The vehicle was previously Maryland safety inspected and not changing ownership.
A MARYLAND SAFETY INSPECTION IS REQUIRED WHEN:
1. A vehicle changes ownership and
A. Does not meet the criteria of a Gift Title Transer. See GIFT TITLE TRANSFER section.
B. Does not meet the criteria of Historic or Street Rod Vehicles. See ANTIQUE TAGS section.
C. Does not meet the criteria of a Farm Area vehicle. Call Norman's for more information.
2. A new resident is bringing their vehicle to Maryland for the first time. See NEW RESIDENT section.
A MARYLAND SAFETY INSPECTION IS NOT REQUIRED WHEN:
1. A vehicle that was purchased brand new, with a few exceptions. Call Norman's for more information.
2. A vehicle does not change ownership and at one time had permanent Maryland tags.
3. A Gift Title Transfer that avoids the inspections is processed. See GIFT TITLE TRANSFER section.
4. The vehicle is registered as a Historic vehicle or Street Rod vehicle. See ANTIQUE TAGS section.
TEMPORARY TAGS WITH A TITLE TRANSFER:
1. See TITLE TRANSFER section. Disregard the Maryland Safety Inspection Certification requirement.
TEMPORARY TAGS WITHOUT A TITLE TRANSFER:
1. The Title transfer was previously processed and ownership remains the same.
A. As of October 2004 Maryland's Inspection Tag a.k.a. Temporary Tag is the Maryland metal tags. You will receive two metal tags with stickers and registration valid for 30 days.
2. With a Maryland Driver's License:
A. With a Maryland driver's license or a Maryland soundex number, Norman's can issue temporary tags, stickers, and temporary registration in five to ten minutes.
B. Without a Maryland driver's license or a Maryland soundex number, it will take Norman's just one business day to process and obtain your temporary tags and temporary registration.