It's easy to purchase Alabama recreational hunting and fishing licenses!

*** Recreational licenses expire annually on August 31st ***

  • Purchase Online  *

    • Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
    • No searching for an open license outlet
    • No standing in long lines
    • Order the license for the days you need
    • Instantly print your license
  • Use the Outdoor Alabama App

    • Available for iPad, iPhone and Android smartphones

  • Visit a License Agent

    • Available at many sporting good retailers and bait/tackle shops
  • Visit your County Probate Office or License Commissioner

  • By Phone - 1-888-848-6887 *

    • Operators available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
    • No searching for an open license outlet
    • No standing in long lines
    • Order the license for the days you need
    • Authorization code for instant use of your license
  • Wildlife & Freshwater Fisheries Offices

    • Montgomery Office - 64 N Union Street, Ste 567
    • Selected District offices - Tanner and Jacksonville

* processing / convenience fees will be charged by the vendor in addition to the license cost.

  HUNTING LICENSES

Phone

Internet

Montg. Office

Probate Office

License Agent

All Game Hunting (Resident Annual/Non-Resident annual or trips)YesYesYesYesYes
Small Game Hunting (Resident Annual/Non-Resident annual or trips)YesYesYesYesYes
Physically Disabled Resident Hunting Annual LicenseN/AN/AYesYesN/A
64 Lifetime Hunting (Resident only)YesYesYesYesYes
Optional 65+ Hunting (Resident only)YesYesYesYesYes
Disabled Military Veteran's Appreciation 50% & 100% Hunting License (Resident only)N/AN/AYesYesN/A
Disabled Military Veteran's Appreciation 3-day Event Hunting License (Resdient/Non-Resident)N/AN/AYesN/AN/A
Hunter Exempt License Privilege (H.E.L.P.) (Resident/Non-Resident)YesYesYesYesYes
Commercial Fowl Hunting Preserve Trip (Resident/Non-Resident)YesYesYesYesYes
Management Area License (Resident/Non-Resident)YesYesYesYesYes
Fur Catcher (Trapping) (Resident)N/AYesYesYesN/A
Fur Catcher (Trapping) (Non-Resident)N/AYesYesN/AN/A
Harvest Information Program (HIP) (Resident/Non-Resident)YesYesYesYesYes
State Duck Stamp (Resident/Non-Resident)*YesYesYesYesYes
Federal Duck Stamp (Resident/Non-Resident)  Also Available at the U.S. Post OfficeN/AN/AYesN/AN/A

  FISHING LICENSES

Phone

Internet

Montg. Office

Probate Office

License Agent

Fishing - Freshwater & Saltwater (Resident Annual / Non-Resident annual or trips)YesYesYesYesYes
Physically Disabled Resident Freshwater & Saltwater Annual LicensesN/AN/AYesYesN/A
64 Lifetime Fishing - Freshwater & Saltwater (Resident only)YesYesYesYesYes
Optional 65+ Fishing - Freshwater & Saltwater (Resident only)YesYesYesYesYes
Disabled Freshwater Fishing Military Veteran's Appreciation (Resident only)N/AN/AYesYesN/A
State Lakes Daily Fishing Permit (Resident/Nonresident)YesYesYesYesYes
State Lakes Annual Fishing (Nonresident)YesYesYesYesYes
Freshwater Family 3-Day Fishing (Nonresident)YesYesYesYesYes
Freshwater Fishing Disabled 3-Day Event (Resident/Nonresident)N/AN/AYesN/AN/A
Saltwater Pier (Resident/Nonresident)YesYesYesYesYes
Spearfishing (Resident Annual / Non-Resident annual or trips)YesYesYesN/AN/A
Wire Baskets (Resident Only.  Not available in all counties)N/AN/AYesYesN/A

  LIFETIME LICENSES

Phone

Internet

Montg. Office

Probate Office

License Agent

Senior Lifetime (Residents 65+ includes hunting, freshwater & saltwater)YesYesYesYesYes
Lifetime (Resident only. Includes any combination of Hunting, Freshwater or Saltwater Privileges)YesYesYesYesYes

  RECREATIONAL LICENSES

Phone

Internet

Montg. Office

Probate Office

License Agent

Wildlife Heritage LicenseYesYesYesYesYes

 

*State Duck Stamps from previous license years can be purchased by mail at:

DCNR - License Section, 64 North Union Street, Suite 438, Montgomery, AL  36130

For inquires call (334) 242-3829 or e-mail at DCNR.License@dcnr.alabama.gov.