Security System Agency License Details

Security System Agency License

General Info - 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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    Approval time

  • $100.0 - $130.0

    Application cost

Obtaining the License

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

  1. Must hold a current business license.

  2. 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.

  3. Submit Articles of Incorporation or Articles of Formation for LLC

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

  5. All original applications require FBI and CJIS fingerprint submissions.

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


Apply for the License

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Maintaining Your License

Renewal and maintenance -

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

  1. Submit a renewal application 90 days prior to expiration.

Agency/Contact

License Issuer - Information

Who issues the license?

Maryland Department of State Police

Contact Information

Sgt. Bowers

Tel: (410) 653-4628 / Fax: (410) 653-4628

Work hours:



Legal Authority

What laws and regulations give Maryland Department of State Police the legal authority to issue this approval?

Business Occupations and Professions Title 18; COMAR Title 29.04.05