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For Immediate Release
April 7, 2020
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Marine Patrol Changes Public Counter Practices, Marine Patrol Headquarters Building, 31 Dock Rd, Gilford NH

The New Hampshire State Police-Marine Patrol Unit wishes to remind the boating public that boat registration renewals and annual mooring permits are still being processed at Marine Patrol Headquarters, 31 Dock Rd., in Gilford. Effective Wednesday, April 8, 2020, transactions requiring counter service will be available by appointment only.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Marine Patrol is now requiring persons who need to conduct a business transaction directly with our staff to call 603-227-2102 and schedule an appointment. In addition, all boat and mooring registrations and renewals will remain available through the mail or the use of a drop box located at the main entrance to the Marine Patrol Headquarters Building at:

NH State Police-Marine Patrol
31 Dock Rd
Gilford NH 03249

Instructions for the use of the drop box are available on the Marine Patrol's website at and at the drop box location. Marine Patrol Staff will be contacting you by phone while processing your transaction. Renewal decals and permits will be mailed to the address provided by the customer.

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