2018 Maryland Code
Title 5 - Firearms
Subtitle 3 - Handgun Permits
§ 5-304. Application for permit
(a) Oath. -- An application for a permit shall be made under oath.
(b) Fees -- In general. --
(1) Subject to subsections (c) and (d) of this section, the Secretary may charge a nonrefundable fee payable when an application is filed for a permit.
(2) The fee may not exceed:
(i) $ 75 for an initial application;
(ii) $ 50 for a renewal or subsequent application; and
(iii) $ 10 for a duplicate or modified permit.
(3) The fees under this subsection are in addition to the fees authorized under § 5-305 of this subtitle.
(c) Fees -- Reduction. -- The Secretary may reduce the fee under subsection (b) of this section accordingly for a permit that is granted for one day only and at one place only.
(d) Fees -- Exceptions. -- The Secretary may not charge a fee under subsection (b) of this section to:
(1) a State, county, or municipal public safety employee who is required to carry, wear, or transport a handgun as a condition of governmental employment; or
(2) a retired law enforcement officer of the State or a county or municipal corporation of the State.
(e) Fees -- Method of payment. -- The applicant may pay a fee under this section by a personal check, business check, certified check, or money order.