2019 Maryland Code
Public Safety
Title 5 - Firearms
Subtitle 3 - Handgun Permits
§ 5-304. Application for permit

    (a)    An application for a permit shall be made under oath.

    (b)    (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)    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)    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)    The applicant shall pay a fee under this section by an electronic check, a credit card, or a method of online payment approved by the Secretary.

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