License Types

Florida Resident Sportsman’s License

The Florida Sportsman’s License satisfies all state requirements for recreational hunting and freshwater fishing for Florida residents. The Florida Sportsman’s License does not include permits for Resident Trapping License, Federal Waterfowl Stamps, Resident Commercial License or Resident Fish Dealers license. This permit is valid 12 months from the date of issuance. A five-year license is also available.

Lifetime Sportsman’s License

For the avid sportsman who wants the convenience of securing permits for all hunting and fishing activities offered in Florida, for a one time fee, a Lifetime Sportsman’s License is available. This permit includes hunting, turkey, Florida waterfowl, snook, and crawfish stamps. This unique license remains valid if the purchaser moves out of state.

Miscellaneous Licenses

The Tax Collector’s Office also sells:

  • Non-resident hunting and fishing licenses
  • Archery and muzzle-loading permits
  • State duck stamps and florida waterfowl stamps
  • Management area stamp
  • Snook and crawfish permits
  • Turkey permits
Expiration Dates of Licenses and Permits

All licenses and permits expire 12 months from the begining date except the following:

3-Day License
Expires 3 days from the begining date specified by the customer.

7-Day License
Expires 7 days from the begining date specified by the customer.

Five Year License
Expires five years from the date of purchase.

Lifetime License
Expires at the death of the licensee.

Tarpon Tag
Valid from July 1st through June 30th.

The customer may specify a future beginning date not to exceed 60 Days from the date of issuance.