Well Driller License Details

Well Driller License

General Info - Statewide License


A well driller license is required if you: (1) intend to make a hole into the ground for the purpose of either transferring water or heat to or from the ground, or obtaining aquifer data; or (2) intend to install or repair any equipment that is necessary to draw or purify water from a cased borehole. Maryland license issued by Department of Environment. 


  • Valid from approval date

    for

  • s

    Approval time

  • $50.0 - $150.0

    Application cost

Obtaining the License

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

  1. Complete the "Application for Initial License" form and include a $150 non-refundable application fee payable to the "State Board of Well Drillers".

  2. Include a detailed account of actual years of experience installing wells, or well system equipment, or both, along with the name and phone number of previous employers in the groundwater industry


Apply for the License

Ready to apply?

Agency/Contact

License Issuer - Information

Who issues the license?

Maryland Department of Environment mde.maryland.gov

Contact Information

State Board of Well Drillers

Tel: (410) 537-4466



Legal Authority

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

STATE: Environment Article, Title 13; COMAR 26.05.01 through 26.05.04.