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Marine Fisheries - For-Hire Fishing Licenses

Marine Fisheries

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For-Hire Fishing Licenses

The following links provide information on state for-hire licensing and federal permitting requirements so that you can be sure to hold the correct license when operating a charter, guide, or headboat in coastal or offshore waters.
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State Licenses
Description

Applications
For-Hire Vessel Coastal Recreational Fishing License
For-Hire Captain's Coastal Recreational Fishing License

Federal Permits
General Information

Contact
Stephanie Mcinerny
License and Statistics Section Chief
252-808-8099 or  800-682-2632

N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries • 3441 Arendell Street • Morehead City, NC 28557 • 252-726-7021 or 800-682-2632

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