Regulated Firearms Dealers License
General Info - Statewide License
Needed to do business as a regulated firearms dealer in the State of Maryland.
A person must lawfully possess a dealer's license issued by the Secretary before the person engages in the business of selling, renting, or transferring regulated firearms.
Valid from approval date
$25.0 - $50.0
Obtaining the License
Ready to get your license? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents
Must have a Federal Firearms License prior to applying to be regulated firearms dealer.
Trader's License if an inventory is maintained.
MD Sales and Use Tax License.
Photograph of applicant.
Fingerprints (initial application only).
Two Authorization for Release of Information forms
Apply for the License
Ready to apply?
Download the application .PDF file
Maintaining Your License
Renewal and maintenance - Valid from approval date until
Maintaining your License (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain License/stay in good standing)
Renew license annually before June 30th.
What laws and regulations give Maryland Department of State Police the legal authority to issue this approval?
Public Safety Title 5