General Info

Security System Agency License

Statewide License

Maryland license issued to a security systems agency, which is an individual or firm licensed to conduct a business that provides security systems services.

Security systems services include providing on a person's residence or commercial property the service of three things:

1. surveying the property for purposes of installing a security system,
2. physically installing, maintaining, or repairing a security system, or
3. responding to a distress call or an alarm sounding from a security system.

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Valid for 3 Years Revised : No Date
90 Business Days Approval time
$100-$130 Application cost
60-120 mins Average completion time

How to get your license?

Obtaining the License

Steps, requirements and documents

Must hold a current business license.

Complete and submit an Application for Tax Verification through the Maryland Comptroller's Office. Attach a completed of the tax verification form with your application.

Submit Articles of Incorporation or Articles of Formation for LLC

Must have at least $50,000 of General Liability Insurance.

All original applications require FBI and CJIS fingerprint submissions.

Applicants must submit two (2) color passport type photographs of the applicant.

How do I apply?

Apply or register

Download form Download the .PDF file

How do I maintain or renew my license?

Maintaining Your License

Renewal after 3 Years

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

Submit a renewal application 90 days prior to expiration.

License issuer



Who issues the license?

Maryland Department of State Police

Contact information

Sgt. Bowers
Tel: (410) 653-4628 / Fax: (410) 653-4628
Work hours: 8:00am-4:30pm

Address: 1111 Reisterstown Rd, Pikesville, MD 21208

Where can I find more information?

Resources and Links

Visit the following websites for additional information

How do I apply?

Apply or register

Download form Download the .PDF file


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