General Info

Nursery Inspection / Plant Dealer / Plant Broker License

Statewide License

Nurseries, Plant Dealers and Plant Brokers must be licensed in the state of Maryland. There are five designations:  NIC (Nursery Inspection Certificate), PDL (Plant Dealer License), PDHL (Plant Dealer Holding License), PBL (Plant Broker License), and PDGL (Plant Dealer Garden License ).

Valid for 1 year Revised : No Date
7 day Approval time
$100 Application cost
5-10 mins Average completion time

How to get your license?

Obtaining the License

Steps, requirements and documents

If the business employs one or more persons, they must file a Certificate of Compliance with the State Workers' Compensation Laws or provide evidence of insurance, workers' compensation policy, or binder number.


How do I apply?

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License issuer

Agency/Contact

Information

Who issues the license?

Department of Agriculture
mda.maryland.gov

Contact information

Plant Protection and Weed Management
Work hours: Mon - Fri : 8am to 4:30pm

Address: 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401

How do I apply?

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