Livestock Dealer License Details

Livestock Dealer License

General Info - Statewide License


Any person buying or selling livestock or poultry must have a Dealer's License issued by the state of Maryland. 


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    Approval time

  • $50.00

    Application cost

Apply for the License

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  • Online Application

Agency/Contact

License Issuer - Information

Who issues the license?

Department of Agriculture

Contact Information

Dianne Dorsey

Email: animalhealth.mda@maryland.gov

Tel: (410) 841-5810

Work hours:



Legal Authority

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

Title 15 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Subtitle 11 ANIMAL HEALTH

Chapter 03 Health Requirements for Cattle Passing through Public Stockyards, Public Sales and Livestock Dealers, and Farm to Farm Sales