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If you already have an online User Name and Password:
Access My File

If you do not already have an online User Name and Password:

Registered Builders Set up my file
Sales Representitives Set up my file
New Builders Set up my file

 

 

   

Home Builder Online Registration

Welcome to the Maryland Home Builder Online Registration system, where you can:

  • apply for registration
  • renew your registration
  • reinstate your registration if it has expired
  • update the information in your registration file

Home Builder Online Registration Instructions

These instructions explain how to set up your online registration file and how to use the system. Please read all of these instructions before beginning.

Setting Up an Online Registration File How to Pay
Saving a Form to Complete Later How to Select the Correct Form
Information Needed to Register For Assistance
Payment Amounts  

Setting Up an Online Registration File

For a Registered Home Builder
If you are a registered home builder, click on Set Up My File - Registered Builder, after completing your review of these instructions. You will be asked to enter:

  • Your Home Builder Registration Number, and
  • your federal employer identification number or, if you do not have one, your social security number.

You will then be asked to select a user name and password that will allow you to access your file in the future.

For a New Builder
If you are a new builder, click on Set Up My File - New Builder, after completing your review of these instructions. You will be asked to create a Registration File by selecting a user name and password that will allow you to access your file in the future.

Saving a Form to Complete Later
If, while filling out a form online, you are unable to complete it, you can save what you have entered by clicking on the Save for Later button at the end of the form. The next time you log on, you will be able to select the form on which you were working and finish filling it out.

Information Needed to Register
To register, you will need some basic information about the applicant, including:

  • Builder’s name, address, phone number, and e-mail address.
  • Name, address, phone number, and e-mail address of all principals of the builder. More information about who is a principal
  • Name of the insurance carrier, the amount of the coverage, and the policy number of the builder’s general liability insurance policy.
  • If you will be providing new home warranty security plans to your customers, the name and address of the warranty company that will provide those plans.
  • If the builder holds similar registrations or licenses in other states or jurisdictions, the registration or license number from each such state or jurisdiction.
  • If the builder will be taking deposits from its customers, information about the escrow accounts, bonds, or letters of credit that will be used to protect those deposits. More information about deposit protection requirements

Payment Amounts
The fee for an initial registration is $600. The fee for a timely renewal of a registration is $300 for 10 or fewer, and $600 for 11 or more. The fee for reinstating an expired registration is $600.

How to Pay
You may pay your registration fee online using Visa or Mastercard. If you prefer to pay by check or money order, you can submit your application online and then print out an invoice to mail in with your payment.

How to Select the Correct Form

Renewals
When you begin the renewal process, you will need to select the appropriate Renewal Form for the renewal fee you are required to pay based on the number of permits issued to you between January 1 and December 31, 2004.

  • If during that time period 10 or fewer permits were issued to you, then select the form titled: Renew My Registration and Pay $300.
  • If during that time period 11 or more permits were issued to you, then select the form titled: Renew My Registration and Pay $600.

New Registrations
If you are registering a new builder, then select the form titled: Register a New Builder

Update Information in a Registration File
You must provide this office with any future changes to the information in your Registration File within 10 working days of the changes taking effect.

If you need to update information in an existing Registration File or to add information to a registration or renewal application that has already been submitted online, then select the form titled: Update Information in a Registration File


Reinstating an Expired Registration
If you are reinstating the registration of a builder whose registration has expired, then select the form titled: Reinstate an Expired Registration

For Assistance
If you experience a problem in using the online registration system, call 410-576-6573 during normal business hours (or toll-free 1-877-259-4525) or e-mail homebuilder@oag.state.md.us. After hours, send an e-mail and we will contact you on the next work day.


Go to Access My File

Go to Set Up My File - Registered Builder

Go to Set Up My File - New Builder

 

 

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