Ginseng Management Program - Ginseng Dealer's License Details

Ginseng Management Program - Ginseng Dealer's License

General Info - Statewide License

Anyone who buys ginseng for resale must register annually with the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) as a ginseng dealer.

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    Approval time

  • $20.00

    Application cost

Obtaining the License

Ready to get your license? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents

  1. Ginseng Dealer Registration and Records Regulations

Apply for the License

  • Online Application

    Complete the form

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  • Download form

    Download the application .PDF file

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License Issuer - Information

Who issues the license?

Department of Agriculture

Contact Information

Plant Protection and Weed Management


Tel: (410) 841-5920

Work hours:


Why the License is required?

Harvested ginseng is certified so licensed dealers can sell this plant in international markets.

Legal Authority

What laws and regulations give Department of Agriculture the legal authority to issue this approval?