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  • Fund-Raising Counsel

    Distributed by Secretary of State

    A Fund-Raising Counsel is a person who is compensated for advising a charity about a solicitation in Maryland or holding, planning, or managing a solicitation in Maryland. The Fund-Raising Counsel is prohibited from directly soliciting or receiving charitable contributions.

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    • N/A
    • $250.00
  • Maryland Notary Public Course of Study and Examination

    Distributed by Office of the Secretary of State, Notary Division
    Effective October 1, 2021, every individual who wishes to be commissioned as a Maryland Notary Public will be required to undergo a Course of Study and Examination. The course will cover the laws, regulations, procedures, and ethics relevant to notarial acts. Applicants must successfully complete the Course of Study and Examination to be considered for a notary commission. We encourage you to get a jump start and complete the Course of Study so that you fully understand the requirements and responsibilities of a Maryland Notary Public. Remember, effective October 1, 2021, the Maryland Notary Public Course of Study and Examination will be mandatory. Click “Apply Now” below, to take the class and test. Please note that taking the class and test is not the same as applying for or renewing a notary commission. View Details
    • N/A
    • $0.00
  • Notary Commission

    Distributed by Secretary of State

    In Maryland, an individual who wishes to be commissioned as a notary public may obtain an application from Office of the Secretary of State. After an application is submitted to the secretary of state, it then goes to the state senator of the applicant's senatorial district. If the senator approves the application, it is returned to the secretary of state, and appointment will be made upon approval of the governor.

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    • N/A
    • $9.0 - $11.0
  • Professional Solicitor

    Distributed by Secretary of State

    A Professional Solicitor is a person who is compensated for advising a charity about a charitable solicitation, holding, planning, or managing a solicitation in Maryland, or soliciting or receiving contributions for a charitable organization. The solicitation or receipt of contributions is the distinction between a fund-raising counsel and Professional Solicitor.

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    • N/A
    • $350.00
  • Public Safety Solicitor

    Distributed by Secretary of State

    A Public Safety Solicitor is a person who, for pay, solicits or receives public safety contributions, personally or through another. Individuals raising money on behalf of public safety organizations are required to register through Maryland's Secretary of State and disclose certain information. A separate application must be filed for each Public Safety organization with which the Public Safety Solicitor contracts.

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    • N/A
    • $100.00