Recreational Hunting and Fishing licenses and permits for residents and nonresidents are available at:
- The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's web site
- At retail agents such as sporting goods stores or other retailers that sell hunting or fishing equipment (see list below)
- At the Tax Collector's office. (Main Office or Spring Hill Branch locations)
*Note: License and permit fees are nonrefundable.
Pricing of Hunting & Fishing Licenses
FWC Pricing Links
- Limited Entry/Quota Permit
- Freshwater Fishing
- Saltwater Fishing
- Lifetime Licenses
- Wildlife Management Area Permit
- Charter Licenses
- Recreational Vessel and Pier Licenses
Retail Agents Selling Hunting & Fishing Licenses
This is not a complete list. Many Sporting Goods/Fishing/Hunting retailers sell licenses.
- Wal-Mart 7305 Broad Street Brooksville, Florida; (352) 796-5996
- Wal-Mart 1485 Commercial Way Spring Hill, Florida; (352) 686-0744
- Wal-Mart 13300 Cortez Blvd Brooksville, Florida; (352) 597-3807
*Note: When you purchase your license from a retail-agent, there is a $0.50 fee added to the regular price of the license.
License and Permit Exemptions
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission maintains a sections on it's website providing information on various exemptions available to licensing and permit requirements. More information on these exemptions can be found on the FWC web site under the following topic headings:
- Resident 65 or Older Licenses
- Freshwater Exemptions
- Saltwater Exemptions
- Hunting Exemptions
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission maintains a section on it's web site to provide information for persons with disabilities on the established accommodations available for certain disabilities. For more information please see the FWC website.
More About Purchasing Online
- Online Payment Information for Hunting and Fishing Licenses via - Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Total Licensing System
- Please review the following information before making an online payment:
- You will need the following items to complete your online Hunting/Fishing License transactions:
- A valid Driver License/ID card
- A valid Master Card, Visa, Discover or American Express card.
- To purchase a license, you can go to Go Outdoors Florida.
*Attention: Person's 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. If you have not completed the safety course and are required to do so before purchasing a hunting license, contact the local Game & Freshwater Fish Office, in Lakeland, for the dates of Hunter Safety Classes. Their telephone number is (863) 648-3203.
*Note: Only one individual may buy licenses during each online license-purchasing session. Each individual may buy more than one type of license during any license-purchasing session.