Permits - Hunting License

Residency Requirements

Permits and License Fees: Effective July 1, 2010

Note: There are several changes to the hunting permits process this year. Current information is available at www.myfwc.com.

Persons born on or after June 1, 1975 cannot purchase a hunting license unless they show proof of successful completion of a hunter education safety course.

A person issued a license with a special authorization to hunt under supervision must hunt under the supervision of, and in the presence of, a person 21 years of age or older who is licensed to hunt or who is exempt from licensing requirements or eligible for a free license. You may contact the local Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for more information.


Resident: (valid one year from purchase)

Annual Hunting:
$17.00
Annual Hunting/Freshwater Fishing Combination:
$32.50
Annual Hunting/Freshwater & Saltwater Fishing Combination:
$48.00
Annual Trapping:
$26.50
Archery Permit:
$5.00
Deer Permit:
$ 5.00
Disabled Person Hunting/Freshwater & Saltwater Fishing License:
FREE
Florida Waterfowl Permit:
$5.00
Gold Sportsman:
$100.00 (includes all Sportsman's privileges (Hunting, Freshwater Fishing, permits for Deer, Type 1 WMA, Archery, Muzzleloading Gun, Crossbow, Turkey, and Florida Waterfowl) plus Saltwater Fishing, Snook, Crawfish and Lobster permits.)
Military Gold Sportsman's:
$20.00 (Military ID required - Active duty and Retired members - includes the same privileges as the traditional $100 Gold Sportsman's License at a reduced fee.)
Muzzle loading Gun Permit:
$5.00
Senior Citizen Hunting/Freshwater & Saltwater Fishing Certificate:
FREE
Sportsman:
$80.50 (Includes all except Saltwater Fishing, Federal Duck Stamp and Trapping)
Statewide Trapping:
$26.50
Migratory Bird (Coot, Rails, Woodcock, Snipe, Gallinule, Ducks & Dove)
FREE
Turkey Permit:
$10.00
Wildlife Management Area:
$26.50

5 Year Permits and Licenses (Residents Only):

5 Year Archery Permit
$25.00
5 Year Florida Waterfowl Permit
$25.00
5-Year Hunting License
$79.00
5 Year Muzzle loading Gun Permit
$25.00
5 Year Turkey Permit
$50.00
5 Year Wildlife Management Area Permit
$126.50

Lifetime Permits and Licenses (Residents Only):


Lifetime Hunting:
Includes Hunting License; and Wildlife Management Area, Archery, Muzzle loading Gun, Deer and Crossbow, Turkey and Florida Waterfowl stamps:

4 years or younger ~ $201.50
5-12 years ~ $351.50
13 years or older ~ $501.50

Lifetime Sportsman's License:
Includes: Hunting, Freshwater and Saltwater Fishing licenses; and Wildlife Management Area, Archery, Deer and Crossbow, Muzzle loading Gun, Turkey, Florida Waterfowl, Snook and Crawfish stamps:

4 years or younger ~ $401.50
5 - 12 years ~ $701.50
13 - 63 years ~ $1001.50
64 years or older ~$13.50

Note: If the applicant is under the age of 12, a certified copy of their birth certificate is required. A wallet card will not be accepted.


Non Resident Permits and Licenses :


10 Day Hunting:
$46.50
Annual Hunting:
$151.50
Archery Permit:
$5.00
Deer Permit:
$5.00
Florida Waterfowl Permit:
$5.00
Muzzle loading Gun Permit:
$5.00
Trapping:
$26.50
Turkey Permit:
$125.00
Wildlife Management Area:
$26.50

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