Center for Zoonotic and Vectorborne Diseases (CZVBD)

Tick Identification  

Tick Identification is available through the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA).

Instructions for submitting the tick(s) for identification

  1. Tape the tick(s) to a small piece of paper or put it in a dry container or plastic bag - no alcohol.
  2. Tape or staple the form to the container and/or the plastic bag.
  3. Mail to Maryland Department of Agriculture, Plant Protection and Weed Management Section, 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD  21401