DNR has 6 locations that are now able to start processing mail that includes check payments. Bel Air, Centreville, Salisbury, Solomons, Frederick and Annapolis Service Centers are able to receive mail. As we are working with limited staff and access transactions will be processed in due course.
We are currently in the process of fulfilling decals that were purchased online. You can use your paper license/receipt for the time being.
Yes. There are two options available to complete a renewal of a license from the 2018-2019 season during the COVID closure. Additionally, under the Governor’s emergency order, renewals do not have to be renewed until 30 days after the emergency order is removed.
Checks and applications can be mailed to one of the above Service Centers. If a license is available because there is no waitlist, a new license can be issued. Additionally, applications and copies of a driver license (and a US Coast Guard license for guides) can be faxed or scanned and emailed to the service centers above. Include a phone number in your correspondence. A staff member will call you when they are at the service center and complete your transaction by taking your credit card number over the phone and processing the transaction.
Yes, temporary, permanent, and family transfers can be done by mail. All original paperwork and checks should be mailed to one of the above offices. Please indicate transfer on the envelope to expedite service. There will be delays in processing.
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This will depend on when the COVID emergency ends. The department cannot issue any waitlist licenses until we know how many licenses are available. Since the governor’s emergency order extends the renewal time to 30 days after the emergency order is lifted, we will not be able to begin to review our waitlist until after all renewals are received.
Yes, online purchasing is still available.
Yes, online boat registration renewals can still be processed.
This can be done by mail. All required original documents along with checks can be mailed to the above listed service centers. There will be a delay in processing.
Additional questions can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org
580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis MD 21401
Call toll-free in *Maryland* at 1-877-620-8DNR (8367)
Out of State: 410-260-8DNR (8367)