Blue Crab Pilot Permit Details

Blue Crab Pilot Permit

General Info - Statewide License

Authorized individuals participate in a blue crab Electronic Reporting Pilot evaluating commercial harvest reporting in the state of Maryland. 

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    Approval time

  • $0.00

    Application cost

Obtaining the License

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

  1. Must be current in reporting commercial harvest to DNR for the past 2 years.

Apply for the License

  • Online Application

    Complete the form

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Maintaining Your License

Renewal and maintenance -

Maintaining your License (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain License/stay in good standing)

  1. Reapply annually.


License Issuer - Information

Who issues the license?

Department of Natural Resources

Contact Information

Stephanie Richards


Tel: (410) 260-8314 / Fax: (410) 260-8279

Work hours:


Why the License is required?

Replace paper reporting with real-time electronic reporting.

Legal Authority

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