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 State Police Licensing Division




The Maryland State Police Licensing Division administers the provisions of the Annotated Code of Maryland and COMAR related to: the licensing and registration of firearms; handgun permits; security guards and agencies and other licensing functions as defined by statute or regulation.
​Address ​1111 Reisterstown Road, Pikesville, MD  21208
​Hours of Operation 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday  (Closed On All State Holidays)                  
​Lobby Hours ​9:00 AM - 1:00 PM or By Appointment  (Mail Drop Available 24/7) 
​Main Number ​410-653-​4500
​Commander ​Captain Andrew Rossignol
​Assistant Commander ​Lieutenant Padraic Lacy

Click below for the: 

Application to Purchase a Regulated Firearm

Application for Handgun Wear/Carry Permit

Machine Gun Registration
Click below for the: 

Handgun Qualification License (HQL) Application
Qualified Handgun Instructor
Intercept Devices & K9 (LE Only)
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