Restricted Use Dealer Permit Details

Restricted Use Dealer Permit

General Info - Statewide Permit

A person who sells or distributes restricted use pesticides shall hold a dealer permit from the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA).

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    Approval time

  • $25.00

    Application cost

Obtaining the Permit

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

  1. Complete an application with the $25 permit fee.

Apply for the Permit

  • Online Application

    Complete the form

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  • Download form

    Download the application .PDF file

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Maintaining Your Permit

Renewal and maintenance -

Maintaining your Permit (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain Permit/stay in good standing)

  1. Apply to the Department.

  2. Assign an individual to act as the Department's contact at the dealer's business office.

  3. Pay a $25 permit fee.


Permit Issuer - Information

Who issues the permit?

Department of Agriculture

Contact Information

Pesticide Regulation Section


Tel: (410) 841-5710 / Fax: (410) 841-2765

Work hours:


Why the Permit is required?

The Pesticide Regulation Section administers Maryland's Pesticide Applicator's Law, approves training courses in the handling, storage and use of pesticides, conducts examinations to determine that pesticide applicators are competent to follow prescribed pest control practices, enforces federal laws on the sale and use of pesticides, and investigates pesticide accidents or incidents and consumer complaints on pesticide misuse.

Legal Authority

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