Frequently Asked Questions

I’d like to know which states will recognize the validity of my Maine concealed carry permit?

The Maine concealed carry permit is recognized in a variety of states based on your residency status. If you’d like to see what states your permit applies to, click here.

How does Online CHP help me obtain my concealed carry permit?

Online CHP provides you with free training on handgun safety, as well as a test and certificate of competency. After receiving your certificate, you may use it as proof of training for moving forward with your concealed carry permit application for the State of Maine. Our online course meets the requirements for handgun training and education.

What are all of the qualifications for a Maine concealed carry permit?

All US citizens may apply for the Maine Concealed Carry permit. You must be a mentally competent 21+ American citizen. You must not be a felon or have more than 2 misdemeanors in the last 5 years, not be addicted to any illegal substances, not have a history of assault, and not be dishonorably discharged form the military. Furthermore, you must be able to pass a background check. The state of Maine will pass final judgement and either approve or reject your application for a concealed carry permit.

Do you provide refunds?

Online CHP will only provide refunds if the state of Maine denies your permit application for lack of the educational and training requirement being fulfilled. Our program meets all training criteria for this permit, and we believe our training to be of the highest quality that can be found online.

How can I be sure this course is valid?

Online CHP’s instructors have undergone extensive firearms training. We fulfill and exceed the minimum requirements for training and education needed to obtain a Maine concealed carry permit, and we guarantee satisfaction.

Where can I find more information about the Maine Concealed Carry Permit?

To learn more about carrying a concealed weapon in Maine, please view the Maine State Police website.