Certification Fees

​A $10 processing fee is required for the initial certificate and for each certificate renewal/reinstatement thereafter. 

Individuals may choose to pay via credit card (Visa or Mastercard) online through their portal account or send payment via U.S. Mail.  Acceptable forms of payment include: cashier's check, certified check or money order; personal checks are not accepted.  Payment should be mailed to:

MSDE Certification Branch
200 West Baltimore Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

Please note: those who choose to submit payment online must pay a $1.50 service charge.