All hunting rules and regulations may be obtained by accessing the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s website. Information on hunt seasons, quota hunt permits, Special-Opportunity hunts, and purchasing licenses online are some of the areas you can access. This agency sets and enforces policies and initiates environmental conservation programs to protect Florida wildlife. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission determines license fees which are set by the Florida Legislature.

Anyone born on or after June 1, 1975, must have passed an approved hunter education course before they can be licensed to take wildlife in Florida. More on hunter safety education…

New Deer Permit for Hunting Season

Those with a Sportsman’s license, Gold Sportsman’s License, 64 or Older Sportsman’s License, Military Gold Sportsman’s License, Lifetime Hunting License or Lifetime Sportsman’s License will not need to purchase the new deer permit because the new deer permit has already been included in each of these licenses.

In addition to the cost of a license or permit given in this section, an issuance fee of $.50 may be charged by the subagent selling the license or permit.

Annual Hunting Licenses and permits expire 12 months from the date of purchase.

New Permit

There will be a new deer permit required whenever hunting deer in Florida during the upcoming hunting season. The deer permit will cost $5 and be available for purchase.

Resident Hunting & Combination License

 
Resident Gold Sportsman’s Annual (1 year)
(Saltwater & Freshwater Fishing, Snook, Lobster, Hunting, Management Area, Archery, Crossbow, Muzzleloader, Deer, Turkey, Waterfowl)$100.00
Military Gold Sportsman’s Annual (1 year)
(Saltwater & Freshwater Fishing, Snook, Lobster, Hunting, Management Area, Archery, Crossbow, Muzzleloader, Deer, Turkey, Waterfowl)$20.00
Resident Sportsman’s Annual (1 year)
(Freshwater Fishing only, Hunting, Management Area, Archery, Crossbow, Muzzleloader, Deer, Turkey, Waterfowl) $80.50
Resident Sportsman’s 64 or Older
(Includes Freshwater Fishing & Hunting licenses; and Management Area, Archery, Crossbow, Muzzleloader, Deer, Turkey & Waterfowl permits) $13.50
Resident Annual (1 year) Hunting$17.00
Resident Annual (1 year) Hunting/Freshwater Fishing$32.50
Resident Annual (1 year) Hunting/Saltwater and Freshwater Fishing$48.00

Non-Resident Fishing License

 
Non-Resident 10 Day Hunting License$46.50
Non-Resident Annual (1 year) Hunting License$151.50

Hunting Permits

  
Hunting Permits (1 year)
Annual
Five Year Residents Only
Management Area$26.50$126.50
Deer Permit (** Required for hunting deer)$5.00$25.00
Archery$5.00$25.00
Crossbow$5.00$25.00
Muzzleloading Gun$5.00$25.00
Resident Turkey$10.00$50.00
Non-Resident Turkey$125.00
Florida Waterfowl$5.00$25.00
Migratory BirdNo costNo cost
Furbearer Trapping License$26.50