Create Account

Create an account to register your business online. This will allow you to stop the registration at any point in the process, save your information and continue later.

All fields are required, unless otherwise noted.

Account Information

Enter the account holder name.

Account Credentials

Create a username for your account. Your username must:

  • contain between five (5) and twenty (20) characters
  • contain no spaces or special characters

Create a password for your account. Your password must:

  • contain at least eight (8) characters
  • contain all of the following: uppercase, lowercase, number and special character
  • NOT contain any part of your name or username.

Contact Information

Enter your email address.


  • Businesses, Trade Names, Personal Property Returns and documents registered, filed or ordered through Maryland Business Express may incur the following fees.

    Expedited Fees (where applicable): $20.00 for Documents/Certificates of Status, $50.00 for Charter Filings. Allow up to 7 business days for processing.

    Service Fees (where applicable): 3% (credit card, PayPal), $3.00 (eCheck).
    There are no fees for the establishment of tax accounts or the registration of Sole Proprietorships or General Partnerships.
  • Maryland Department of Assessments & Taxation Fee Schedule

 Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation Resources

 Comptroller of Maryland Resources

 Other Business Links & Resources