State offices and all DLLR physical locations will be closed to the public December 24 & December 25, 2014. However, Unemployment Insurance telephone and Web operations WILL be available on Wednesday, December 24.

DLLR's Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing


Apply for License/Permit - Maryland Licensing of Secondhand Precious Metal Objects Dealers & Pawnbrokers


My license application has been approved and I have received my PIN Number

Secondhand Precious Metal Object Dealer/Pawnbroker - individuals who engage in the commercial acquisition of secondhand precious metal objects from the public must be licensed. Pawnbrokers who are not expressly regulated by a local jurisdiction are also required to obtain a license.

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