365 Day Chesapeake Bay & Coastal Sport Charter Boat License Details


365 Day Chesapeake Bay & Coastal Sport Charter Boat License

General Info - Statewide License


Licenses recreational fishermen on a charter boat operated by a licensed fishing guide in the tidal waters of the state of Maryland.

Fee for charter boats licensed to guide 6 or fewer customers is $240. Fee for charter boats licensed to guide 7 or more customers is $290.


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    Approval time

  • $240.00 - $290.00

    Application cost


Obtaining the License

Ready to get your license? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents

  1. Must be a commercially licensed Fishing Guide.


Apply for the License

  • Online Application

    Complete the form

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  • Download form

    Download the application .PDF file

    Download Form

Agency/Contact

License Issuer - Information

Who issues the license?

Department of Natural Resources

Contact Information



Legal Authority

What laws and regulations give Department of Natural Resources the legal authority to issue this approval?

Natural Resources Article, 4-745, Annotated Code of Maryland