Contact Information
Dept. Inland Fisheries & Wildlife
284 State St. Station 41
Augusta , Maine 04333
Phone: 207-287-5220 or 8000
Fax: 207-287-9037

Replacement Hunter Safety Card Information: No web access, may call office but will need written request: mail request, fax to 207-287-5220 or email with request
Web Sites
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Hunter Education Web Site:  (

Hunter Education Requirement
Applicant for an adult hunting license must show proof of having previously held an adult license to hunt with firearms in any year beginning with 1976 or successful completion of an approved hunter safety course from this or any other state. To obtain an adult archery hunting license, you must show proof of having held an adult license to hunt with bow and arrow in any year after 1979 or successful completeion of an archery education course. To obtain a crossbow permit, you must complete crossbow education or have proof of having hunted in another state that allowed crossbow use.

Hunter Orange Requirement
Anyone who hunts with a firearm during any open firearm season on deer is required to wear two articles of solid-colored hunter orange clothing (fluorescent orange) which is in good and serviceable condition and which is visible from all sides. One article must be a hat. The other must cover a major portion of the torso, such as a jacket, vest, coat, or poncho. Regulations for 1991 still require that anyone who hunts in the moose hunting district during the moose season must wear one article of solid Hunter Orange clothing.

Hunter Education Instructor Association
There is not an instructor association on file for this state/province. 
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