MD Administrative Rule (2016)

Notary Law Update: MD Administrative Rule (2016)

State: Maryland


A new administrative rule reduces the amount of the Notary application fee.

Signed:  August 19, 2016

Effective:  August 29, 2016

Chapter: N/A


Amends Regulation .04 under the Code of Maryland Regulations Section 01.02.08

  1. Reduces the application fee for both new and renewing Notary commissions from $20 to $9.

The cost to become a Notary in Maryland just became less expensive with the reduction in the application fee for new and renewing Notaries. The application fee is now $9, down from $20. The Maryland Secretary of State's office indicated in the proposed action to reduce the fee that with the reduction it anticipates a reduction in revenue of approximately $221,550 per year.

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