Certification Fees

​A $10 processing fee is required for the initial certificate and for each certificate renewal/reinstatement thereafter. Please do not submit payment until your application has been approved. 

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.