Maine Gun Laws

(Updated: July 24, 2024)

Overview Of Maine Concealed Carry Laws

Issuing Status:Shall Issue (Constitutional Carry)
Inform Law Enforcement:No (w/ permit)
Honors Other States Permits:Yes
Issues Non Resident Permits:Yes
Prohibited Locations:
  • Posted no-guns licensed alcohol establishments
  • Public school property
  • Labor dispute/strike gatherings
  • Maine Judicial Branch buildings
  • Licensed slot machine facilities
  • Capitol Area
  • District Court Building on State Street
  • State Police Barracks/Garage on Hospital Street
  • Blaine House Complex
  • Blaine Memorial
  • Augusta Mental Health Institute Complex
*No Guns* Signs Force Of Law:Yes
Store In Vehicle:Yes
Allowed In State Parks:Yes
Allowed In National Parks:Yes
Allowed In Game Management Units:Yes
Allowed In Wildlife Management Areas:Yes
Allowed At Road Rest Areas:Yes
Allowed In Restaurants Where Alcohol Served:Yes
States Honoring Maine PermitAlaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Delaware, Iowa, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Wyoming
Open Carry Allowed:Yes
Licensing Age:

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