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Addresses & Phone Numbers

Licensing & Registration Service Centers

  • Annapolis Service Center
    1804 West Street, Suite 300
    Annapolis, MD 21401
    Hours: M–F 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
    866-344-8889 (toll free in Maryland)
  • Bel Air Service Center
    2 S. Bond Street, Suite 101
    Bel Air, MD 21014
    Hours: M–F 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
    866-623-3187 (toll free in Maryland)
  • Dundalk Service Center
    7701 Wise Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21222
    Hours: M,W,F 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
    866-535-8319 (toll free in Maryland)
  • Salisbury Service Center
    201 Baptist Street, #22
    Salisbury, MD 21801
    Hours: M–F 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
    866-812-1678 (toll free in Maryland)
  • Centreville Service Center
    120 Broadway Avenue
    Centreville, MD 21617
    Hours: M–F 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
    866-439-1708 (toll free in Maryland)
  • Prince Frederick Service Center
    6904 Hallowing Lane
    Prince Frederick, MD 20678
    Hours: M–F 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
    866-688-3823 (toll free in Maryland)
  • Rocky Gap Service Center
    12500 Pleasant Valley Road
    Flintstone, MD 21530
    Hours: M–F 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
    866-679-0906 (toll free in Maryland)

Natural Resources Police (NRP) Offices

24 Hour Natural Resources Assistance:

800-628-9944 or 410-260-8888

Use these phone numbers for emergencies, to report natural resources violations or ask questions on fisheries regulations.

All offices are open Mon–Fri, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

  • Somerset, Wicomico,
    and Worcester Counties
    32144 Mt. Olive Road
    Salisbury, MD 21804
  • Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Talbot, and Queen Anne’s Counties
    3001 Starr Road
    Queen Anne, MD 21657
  • Anne Arundel and
    Prince George’s Counties
    1070 East College Parkway
    Annapolis, MD 21409
  • Calvert, Charles,
    and St. Mary’s Counties
    2160 Old Washington Road
    Waldorf, MD 20601
  • Baltimore, Carroll, Cecil, Harford, Howard, and Montgomery Counties
    3738 Gwynnbrook Avenue
    Owings Mills, MD 21117
  • Frederick and Washington Counties 2011 Monument Road
    Myersville, MD 21773
  • Allegany and Garrett Counties
    11701 Mountain Road N.E.
    Flintstone, MD 21530

Law Enforcement Division of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


Chesapeake Bay & Coastal Safety & Environmental 24-Hour Hotline

877-224-7229 (toll free in Maryland)

Emergencies on Boats


DNR Fisheries Service Information

410-260-8300 or 800-688-3467

Trout Stocking Information

800-688-3467, press 2

Fisheries Service Offices

  • Cooperative Oxford Lab
    Oxford, 410-226-0078
  • Matapeake Work Center
    Stevensville, 410-643-6776
  • Ocean City Work Center
    Ocean City, 410-213-1531
  • Albert Powell State Trout Hatchery
    Hagerstown, 301-791-4736
  • Allegany and Garrett Counties
    Oakland, 301-334-8218
  • Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Prince George’s, St. Mary’s Counties Brandywine, 301-888-2423
  • Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard, Montgomery Counties
    Woodbine, 410-442-2080
  • Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, Worcester Counties
    Millington, 410-928-3604
  • Frederick and Washington Counties
    Thurmont, 301-898-5443 or 9724

Natural Resource Police Career Opportunities

If you have what it takes and the desire to serve, we’re interested in talking to you.

To begin your career as a Maryland Natural Resources Police officer, please contact Corporal Mance McCall at 443-534-2288,, or visit the Maryland Natural Resources Police Recruitment Facebook page.

Catch a Poacher 24-Hour hotline

Poaching deprives the public of the opportunity to use and enjoy Maryland’s natural resources. Preserving our natural resources for present and future enjoyment is everyone’s responsibility.

Citizens who use the poaching hotline to supply Maryland Natural Resources Police with information leading to the arrest and conviction of a poacher will be eligible to receive cash rewards.

Please provide names, addresses, vehicle and boat descriptions and as much additional information as you can.

Your anonymity is guaranteed.


Fish Kill hotline

800-285-8195 or 877-224-7229

Regulations in red are new this year.

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