Please be advised that during
maintenance of SOS’ IT systems on March 4, 2019, the
server, that supports a number of SOS databases failed.
Specifically, the Notary and Charities systems were affected. Any information
that SOS received via phone or fax on March 4th, must be
re-entered. Please contact our office at 410-974-5521 to
ensure that your business transactions with SOS on March
4th have been properly documented. We apologize for any
inconvenience this may have caused.
Flag Protocol When Lowering The U.S. Flag And Maryland State Flag
Maryland citizens like to know whenever the Governor has declared that flags—both U.S. and State, are to be flown at half-staff. If you would like to be added to our distribution list, please click here. Our flag alert system will automatically notify you via email of any change in flag status.
The Maryland Safe At Home Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) provides an important service to victims of domestic violence and human trafficking. The goal is to help those individuals who have relocated or are about to relocate, in an effort to keep their perpetrators from finding them..
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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