When can the Secretary of State accept service of process?
The Secretary of State can not accept service on behalf of a business entity formed in the State of Maryland. For information on serving a business entity formed in
Maryland, please contact the Service of Process Unit of the State Department of Assessments and Taxation
at 410-767-8195 or 888-246-5941 (Maryland only). You may also search for an entity's resident agent online at https://egov.maryland.gov/BusinessExpress/EntitySearch. For more information call (410) 974-5521 or e-mail the
Secretary of State's Office
16 Francis St. Annapolis, MD 21401 ~ Phone Number: 410-974-5521 ~ FAX Number: 410-974-5190
Office Hours: 8:30 - 4:30 ~~~ Certification Hours: 8:30 - 4:00