2021 Maryland Statutes
Title 5 - Firearms
Subtitle 3 - Handgun Permits
Section 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.