Beginning December 1, 2020, all walk-in certification/apostille processing will be suspended. Please click on link for more information.
Flag Protocol When Lowering The U.S. Flag And Maryland State Flag
Maryland citizens like to know whenever the Governor has declared that flags—both U.S. and State, are to be flown at half-staff. If you would like to be added to our distribution list, please click here to register. Our flag alert system will automatically notify you via email of any change in flag status.
The Maryland Safe At Home Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) assists survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, or human trafficking to rebuild their lives without fearing for their safety by providing a legal substitute address to use in place of their actual address. For survivors who have recently moved to a location unknown to their abuser, the ACP’s substitute address and free mail-forwarding service prevents abusers from discovering the location of their victims through the internet or a public records search.
The Secretary of State was given an additional responsibility in 1853 when he was made official custodian of the Great Seal of Maryland.
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16 Francis St. Annapolis, MD 21401 ~ Phone Number: 410-974-5521 ~ FAX Number: 410-974-5190
Office Hours: 8:30 - 4:30 ~~~ Certification Hours: 8:30 - 4:00