While Maine does not have magazine restrictions for most firearms; firearms used for hunting are an exception. Auto-loading firearms are restricted to having 5 rounds loaded when the gun is used for hunting. Any shot gun that can hold more than 3 shells is illegal to use for hunting. It is illegal to use any automatic firearm for hunting.
A concealed carry permit is not needed to carry in a vehicle, as long as the firearm is unloaded in plain view, or unloaded in the trunk. More information on concealed carry in Maine is available here.p>The application for a residents CCW permit can be found here The CCW permit application for non-residents can be found The application for a residents CCW permit can be found here
|Permit to Purchase||No||No|
|State Preemption of Local Restrictions||Yes||Yes|
(often encompasses the open carry permit)
Offical Concealed Carry page for Maine.
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