Trapper Education Certification
General Info - Statewide Certification
Effective August 1, 2007 any person who is trapping or attempting to trap furbearers (muskrat, beaver, raccoon, red and gray fox, opossum, mink, skunk, river otter, fisher, long-tailed weasel, and coyote) under the authority of a Furbearer Permit must first obtain a Certificate of Trapper Education from the Department of Natural Resources of the state of Maryland unless the person held a Furbearer Permit during the 2006-2007 trapping season (prior to August 1, 2007).
Classes are sporadic due to demand, contact Safety Education and Outreach Unit for materials. 410-643-8502 or by email email@example.com.
Obtaining the Certification
Ready to get your certification? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents
Complete the Maryland Trapper Education Workbook before taking the test.
Pass the test with a score of 70% or higher.
Must have a valid Photo ID.
Apply for the Certification
Complete the form