About Terry’s Tag & Title

Terry's Tag and Title of Maryland | Columbia, Eldersburg, Owings Mills, Taneytown, Union Bridge, and Westminster | Photos by Kelly Heck

Terry’s is a licensed title service for the State of Maryland. Currently, we operate 6 retail locations. We are one of about 200 in the state that are authorized by Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration to process title transactions. We are one in 150 that are authorized to issue license plates over the counter. We are permitted to process most transactions over the counter. We can issue most types of license plates with the exception of specialty plates such as organizational and handicap plates. However, they are available to us with a 24 hour business turnaround time. We are bonded by State Farm Insurance.

Our Story

Terry’s Tag & Title Service offers many of the services that you will find at the state agency. Our hours are more desirable than the state offers. We pride ourselves on personable, reliable, confidential service. We have an outstanding staff with over 40 years of combined knowledge. We can help you with the difficult transaction of a newly purchased vehicle to most other transactions that take ten minutes or less……….yes, ten minutes.

Terry’s Tag & Title Service can help you navigate thru the red tape of the state when it comes to vehicle registration in Maryland. We know that your time is very valuable and you do not have time to waste. That’s why Terry’s Tag & Title Service customers state “why go anywhere else”. We make you feel as if the transaction is effortless. And we are affordable!  Don’t want to waste two hours of time turning in license plates from a vehicle you sold, traded-in, or disposed of? It takes two minutes at Terry’s Tag & Title Service! Need to renew your license plates, no problem it takes two minutes or less!

Terry's Tag and Title of Maryland | Columbia, Eldersburg, Owings Mills, Taneytown, Union Bridge, and Westminster

Lastly, meet Alley! All of our locations are dog friendly. Feel free to bring your pet along with you to complete any of your transactions!

Community Involvement

Terry’s Tag and Title is a member of:

Board and Organization involvement:

  • Co-founder, Past President, Current Treasurer of the Maryland Vehicle Titling Association (2008-Present)
  • Board Member of Farmers & Merchants Bank (2017 to Present)
  • Carroll Hospital Foundation Board of Directors
  • Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (2012-2017)

Awards and accolades:

  • 2016 Community Foundation of Carroll County Business Philanthropist of the Year (TTT & Terry Smack)
  • 2015 Women in Business Award from the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce
  • 2008 Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year (6-50 Employees)
  • 2008 Present Carroll County 4-H Fair Sponsor
  • 2007 Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year (1-5 Employees)