E-filing for Landlords

The use of electronic filing (e-filing) technology provides a fast and convenient method of filing complaint documents for landlords while allowing the courts to operate more efficiently.

The District Courts of Prince George’s County and Baltimore County are accepting failure to pay rent filings electronically into Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC). All failure to pay rent filers are encouraged to file electronically in these counties.

The remainder of MDEC counties are scheduled to offer the same service beginning January 2, 2024; Baltimore City is scheduled for May, 2024.

Landlords should use the following forms to e-file complaints:

Landlords and management companies who typically file a large number of complaints at one time should consider bulk filing. The following providers are currently certified to provide bulk filing services:

Instructions for E-filing Failure to Pay Rent Complaints (PDF) | Video Guide

MD Code, Real Property, Title 8, 8.101 - 8.812
Information for Landlords and Frequently Asked Questions

E-filing questions and technical issues: