Hunting and Fishing License

Residents must meet all these requirements to be eligible to purchase a resident hunting or fishing license:

  • Must be domiciled in Maine continuously for three months prior to applying for the license
  • Must be in compliance with Maine Income Tax Laws
  • If licensed to drive, must have made application for or possess a Maine Drivers license
  • All motor vehicles owned by applicant and located in Maine must be registered in Maine
  • If registered to vote, applicant must be registered to vote in a Maine Town
  • Applicant must comply with all the rules mandated by the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

New and Renewals

Must bring evidence of a previous hunting (or archery) license or proof of completion of Maine Hunter Safety Course. Hunting and Fishing licenses are available though the State of Maine online at Hunting & Fishing Licenses (fee applies).

On-line Services

Hunting and Fishing Licenses are available though the State of Maine Online Services.