General Info

Handgun Qualification License - Permit Exempt

Statewide License

A license issued by the Secretary that authorizes a person to purchase, rent, or receive a handgun.

Issued if the applicant already possesses a valid Maryland Wear and Carry Permit.

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Valid for 10 Years Revised : No Date
30 Days Approval time
$0 Application cost
10-15 mins Average completion time

How to get your license?

Obtaining the License

Steps, requirements and documents

Applicant must possess a valid Maryland Wear and Carry Permit.

How do I apply?

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How do I maintain or renew my license?

Maintaining Your License

Renewal after 10 Years

You may need to meet or abide by all of the following requirements
in order to maintain or renew your license

Submit the renewal application 90 days prior to expiration.

License issuer

Agency/Contact

Information

Who issues the license?

Maryland Department of State Police
http://mdsp.maryland.gov

Contact information

Licensing Division HQL Section
Tel: (410) 653-4457 / Fax: (410) 653-4036
Work hours: 8:00am-4:30pm
Address: 1111 Reisterstown Rd, Pikesville, MD 21208

Where can I find more information?

Resources and Links

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How do I apply?

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