Frquently Asked Questions about Gun Laws in Maine
Generally Maine is a pro gun state.
As of May 5,2015.
Can I carry a hand gun openly?
in Maine open carry is permitted. Open carry in a vehicle requires a concealed weapons permit.
Do I need a permit to purhase a hand gun?
A permit is not required to purchase a hand gun or long gun.
Is a license required to carry a concealed weapon?
Hand guns require a "Shall-Issue" license for concealed carry.
Do I have to register my firearm?
Do I need a license to own a gun?
No you do not.
Are assault weapons banned?
In Maine assualt weapons are not restricted.
What about NFA weapons?
NFA's are not restricted by Maine law.
Before buying a gun check with your lawyer for the latest information and
a strong dose of common sense concerning “Stand Your Ground“ laws.
Remember, a child can never be trusted alone with a gun.