Concealed Firearm Permits FAQ's
Q: -How old must I be to obtain a Concealed Firearms Permit in Maine?
A: -You must be 18 years of age or older.
Q: -How do I apply for a permit?
A: -If you are a permanent resident of Kittery or Kittery Pt. Maine, you can pick up an application from the Police Department's Secratary.
Q: -Is there a fee?
A: Yes, payable by check only. Please make checks payable to the Kittery Police Department
$35 for original resident permit
$20 for renewal
Q: -How long are the permits good for?
A: - They are valid for 4 years, unless revoked or you change address.
Q: - Is the permit just for Kittery Maine?
A: - No, it is issued by Kittery Police Department but is valid anywhere in the state of Maine.
Q: -Is the permit good to carry any concealed weapon?
A: - NO, It only allows the carrying of a concealed firearm.
Q: -How long does it take to process an application?
A: -It should take less than 30 days.
Q: -Do I have to prove I know how to handle a gun safely?
A: -YES, a person must submit written documentation to the full satisfaction of the issuing authority that the person has completed a handgun safety course within the past 5 years, or, the person was in the Armed Forces and received basic firearms training