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MSBA Attorney Security Pass

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We’ve Upgraded! The Maryland State Bar Association Courthouse Identification Pass is now the MSBA Attorney Security Pass. The new Attorney Security Pass has been enhanced to include added security features and be more durable. If you have an existing, yellow Courthouse Identification Pass, it is still valid through the expiration date on the card. You will be issued the new card when you renew your pass.

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MSBA Attorney Security Pass

MSBA Attorney Security Pass


The Maryland State Bar Association Attorney Security Pass is available to any attorney who:

  • has been admitted to practice law in this state,
  • is currently a member of the bar in good standing, and
  • who is currently certified by the Supreme Court of Maryland as an active practitioner (or exempt inactive/retired practitioner), pursuant to the attorney’s compliance with the rules of the Clients’ Protection Fund of the Bar of Maryland (CPF), including payment of the annual assessment fee required by the CPF.

Terms & Conditions:

Holders of an Attorney Security Pass:

  • May not alter, reproduce, lend, transfer or otherwise distribute the pass to any other person.
  • Must always present my badge for inspection by Security Officers when entering Court Buildings and will comply with federal, state & local laws as well as courthouse security procedures, as they are intended to protect court personnel and the public.
  • Are required to abide by all security measures set by the various courthouses and institutions throughout Maryland and may not carry weapons or dangerous materials of any kind into Court Buildings or Institutions.
  • Must immediately contact the MSBA and the issuing Sheriff’s Department if the pass is lost or stolen.
  • Must surrender the pass if they no longer meet the eligibility requirements outlined above or upon expiration of the pass.

Application Instructions:

  • Login to your MSBA account. If you are applying on behalf of an attorney, you must login to their account using their credentials.
  • Under Purchase Card, click “Add to Cart”.
  • Click “View Cart” and proceed to complete your purchase.
  • Once the order is complete, return to this page and submit the application that appears under 'Complete Application'. You must take note of your Order Number.

Attorney Security Pass Fee:

  • MSBA Members: $25.00
  • Non-members: $75.00

Pickup Information:

  • The estimated shipping time is 7-10 business days after online submission.
  • Cards are not shipped directly to attorneys. Applicants may request to pick up their card from one of the available pickup locations listed below.
  • Applicants must contact the designated pickup location directly to confirm availability of the card and coordinate a pickup time.
  • Attorneys must present a valid photo ID to pick up the pass. The card cannot be picked up by another person on the attorney’s behalf.

Pickup Locations

Allegany County Sheriff's Office

695 Kelly Rd
Cumberland, MD 21502-2878
(301) 777-1585

Anne Arundel County Bar Association

Circuit Court
8 Church Cir
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 222-6860

Baltimore County Sheriff's Office

County Courts Building
401 Bosley Ave
Towson, MD 21204
(410) 887-3151

Calvert County

30 Church Street
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
(410) 535-2800

Caroline County Sheriff’s Office

9305 Double Hills Rd
Denton, MD 21629-3418
(410) 479-4110

Carroll County Sheriff's Office

100 N Court St
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 386-2900

Cecil County Sheriff's Office

107 Chesapeake Blvd
Ste 112
Elkton, MD 21921-6390
(410) 392-2107

Dorchester County Sheriff's Office

829 Fieldcrest Rd
Cambridge, MD 21613-9455
(410) 228-4141

Garrett County Sheriff's Office

311 E. Adler Street
Oakland, MD 21550
(301) 334-1909

Howard County Sheriff's Office

9250 Judicial Way
Ellicott City, MD 21043-6163
(410) 313-4150

Kent County Sheriff's Office

104 Vickers Drive- Unit B
Chestertown, MD 21620
(410) 778-2279

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office

50 Maryland Avenue, Room T8
Rockville, MD 20850
(240) 777-7000

Prince George's County Courthouse

14735 Main Street
D1030 Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
(301) 780-2801

Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Office

505 Railroad Ave
Centreville, MD 21617
(410) 758-0770

Talbot County Sheriff's Office

28712 Glebe Rd
Ste 1
Easton, MD 21601-7435
(410) 822-1020

Washington County Sheriff's Office

24 Summit Ave
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(240) 313-2530

Wicomico County Sheriff's Office

401 Naylor Mill Rd
Salisbury, MD 21801-1191
(667) 281-6010