MOSES is the Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife's online hunting, fishing, and trapping licensing system. This service is available to any resident or non-resident sportsperson looking to hunt, fish, or trap in the State of Maine.

Regular adult trapping licenses may be renewed using this service. First time regular adult trapping license buyers must purchase their license through MDIFW headquarters in Augusta. Both new and renewals for Junior and Apprentice Trapping licenses may be done through this service.

This online service is not available for individuals that need to obtain a Complimentary, Lifetime, or Military license or for individuals from countries other than the USA or Canada.

What you will need:

  • Licensee Personal information (name, date of birth, contact information)
  • Hunter Safety or Previous Hunting license number for individuals purchasing a hunting license
  • Credit or Debit Card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover)
  • Printer to print out a copy of your license/permit

Who can use this service?

Any Resident or Non-Resident Sportsperson looking to hunt, fish, or trap in the State of Maine.

Hunting, Fishing, & Trapping Licenses & Permits

Questions about this Service? Contact InforME at: (207) 621-2600 or Email:
Questions about licenses/permits you need? Contact IF&W at: (207) 287-8000 or Email:

Need a Duplicate?

  • Print a copy of a previously purchased license/permit. To print a copy of a lifetime license, please contact MDIFW.

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