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Maryland Board of Pilots

Welcome to our home page. The State Board of Pilots licenses and regulates pilots who pilot vessels on the navigable waters of the State under the provisions of Business Occupations and Professions Article, Annotated Code of Maryland, Title 11, and the Code of Maryland Regulations, Title 9, Subtitle 26.

News and Updates

Please be advised that the regular business of the public meeting scheduled on October 14, 2016 will start approximately one hour later following a board training session.


The Board has finished the current selection process for 2015. The next one will start in early 2017. Applicants who wish to be considered for the 2017 selection must have a current application on file on December 31, 2016. You may contact the Board at

Proposed Regulations Currently Open for Public Comment

There are no proposed regulations by the Maryland Board of Pilots at this time.

To register your comments with the Board, send your letter to the Maryland Board of Pilots, 500 N. Calvert Street, Room 308, Baltimore, MD 21202; call 410-230-6263; or e-mail

Contact the BoardContact the Board
Maryland Board of Pilots
500 N. Calvert Street, Room 308
Baltimore, Maryland 21202-3651
Fax: 410-962-8483