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Concealed Handgun Permits

The Special Investigations Unit provides concealed handgun permits for approximately 360 municipalities in Maine as well as all out of state permits. In excess of 11,000 permits were processed in 2013 by this unit.


Notice to concealed handgun permit applicants: Due to the high volume of applications the Weapons Division is receiving, it may take as long as 45 to 60 days to receive your permit.



Concealed Handguns:

Maine has reciprocal agreements with the following States for resident concealed handgun permits:

  • Delaware (March 13, 2009)
  • South Dakota (May 18, 2009)
  • Louisiana (June 25, 2009)
  • North Dakota - Class 1 Permits (June 7, 2010)
  • Wyoming (June 7, 2010)
  • Arkansas (June 21, 2010)
  • Pennsylvania (November 1, 2011)
  • Michigan (November 9, 2011)

List of municipality of residence, issuance date, and expiration date of Resident Concealed Handgun Permits Issued by the Maine State Police::

List of municipality of residence, issuance date, and expiration date of Non-Resident Concealed Handgun Permits Issued by the Maine State Police:

This information, provided pursuant to 25 MRS 2006(2)


List of Towns the State Police Issue Concealed Handgun Permits for:

Forms / Handbook:

Frequently Asked Questions:

Links:


45 Commerce Dr., Augusta
Mailing address State House Station 164, Augusta, ME. 04333
Phone 624-7210, Fax 287-3424

Commanding Officer – Lt. Scott W. Ireland –  Scott.W.Ireland@maine.gov

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