Maryland State Police Licensing Division
At the State Police Licensing Division, a person can register a handgun, shotgun, machine gun or electronic listening device, or get a license to be a private detective, explosives dealer, security guard and more. The division, part of the Maryland State Police Headquarters, is located at 1111 Reisterstown Road, and is part of the headquarters compound. It administers the laws regarding firearms and investigates sales, transfers and applications for licenses. It also certifies handgun instructors.
- Fax: 410-653-5441
- Hours: Mon - Fri, 8am - 4:30pm; Sat, Sun closed; closed on state holidays
- Handicap Accessible: Yes
- Services: Issues permits for: outdoor music festivals, public fireworks displays; licenses dogs to be in law enforcement canine units
- Parking: Free lot