Criminal History Records Check

Information on Criminal History Records Check for Registered Maine Guides

As of 1 November 2017, there is a new requirement for first-time applicants to become Registered Maine Guides and renewing Registered Maine Guides. First-time applicants and renewing guides will be required to pass a criminal history records check, conducted by the Maine Warden Service. This requirement is summarized in a memorandum, issued on 21 September 2017, by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (IF&W) below:

http://maskgi.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2017-IFW_Background-Check-Information.pdf

 

Information to become a Maine Guide, which includes references to these criminal history records checks, can be found on the IF&W website at:

https://www.maine.gov/ifw/programs-resources/registered-maine-guides/becoming-guide.html

 

Frequency asked questions (FAQs) that in part address several issues for new-guide applicants, concerning these checks can be found on the IF&W website at:

https://www.maine.gov/ifw/programs-resources/registered-maine-guides/new-applicants.html

 

FAQs that a in part address several issues for guide renewing-guide applicants, concerning these checks can be found on the IF&W website at:

https://www.maine.gov/ifw/programs-resources/registered-maine-guides/renewal-applicants.html

 

 

 

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