If you intend to use radioactive materials in Maryland under the terms and conditions of your NRC or other Agreement State radioactive materials license, you shall first obtain an authorization letter from the Department by following the procedures listed below. Once you have been assigned a Maryland reciprocal license number, you may work in Maryland after providing the Department with 3 days advance written notification of each job. Each new job in Maryland during your authorized work period requires a 3 day advance written notification to the Department.
The requirements for application, or renewal of your reciprocal license, are as follows:
Upon review of your application and verification of your license, you will receive a Payment Transmittal Form
which will provide the fee amount to be paid to the Department for your
one year authorization period. The fee is based on the type of work you
will be performing in Maryland. Fee amounts are identical to the fee
amounts for Maryland licensees performing the same type of work.
Upon fee payment, you will receive a letter from the Department providing
your Maryland reciprocity number. This letter will also provide
instructions for notifying the Department when you will be working in Maryland
(see below). Additionally, the letter will llst requirements that shall be
met while you are at the worksite.
WORK NOTIFICATIONS. See Notifying
MDE of Reciprocity Requests. Notification will include location of
work site, specific days you will be at the worksite, and other required
Your reciprocal radioactive material license will be valid for a one year
period. If you intend to continue work in Maryland after the expiration of
this time period, you shall apply for renewal of your reciprocal license, using
the same procedure described on this page, and paying the annual fee amount
applicable at time of renewal. Your NRC or home state license shall be valid during the entire authorized period of work in Maryland,
For further information, please contact Mr. Atnatiwos Meshesha at 410-537-3300.