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Online Services
Our agency has online searchs available for Notary Publics, Charities, Trademarks and COMAR. We also have several handbooks available for downloading.

Maryland Flag Information
For information about the Maryland State flag, it's protocols and history.

Honor a Veteran
Honor a Veteran Program is a program that recognizes the sacrifices that veterans have made throughout history to protect our freedoms.

Maryland's Secretary of State

The Office of the Secretary of State divisions include: Charities and Legal Services, Notaries, International Division, Address Confidentiality Program, Maryland Charity Campaign, and the Maryland Sister States Program as well as the Division of State Documents. The Secretary and the Office of the Secretary of State are committed to three principles: consumer/business-friendliness, transparency, and superb customer service.[Read More...]

Maryland Charity Campaign

The Maryland Charity Campaign (MCC) is a workplace charitable-giving program that offers state employees the opportunity to contribute to charities using the convenience of payroll deduction. Currently nearly 700 charities participate in the campaign.
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Flag Status

Maryland citizens like to know whenever the President of the United States or the Governor of Maryland has declared that flags–both U.S. and State, are to be flown at half-staff.
Governor Larry Hogan and Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford
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Great Seal

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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Division of State Documents

The Division is responsible for publishing the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) and its biweekly supplement, the Maryland Register.