Maryland Business Express

Verify Certificate of Status

Every Certificate of Status issued by the Maryland Department of Assessments & Taxation through Maryland Business Express has a unique authentication code shown at the bottom of the document. The Certificate of Status can be verified using the authentication code.

Authentication Code

Enter the authentication code printed at the bottom of the Certificate of Status received from the Maryland Department of Assessments & Taxation.

(example: 0010400012)

 

 Fees

  • 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.
    Service Fees (where applicable): 3% (credit card), $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

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