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 Lifetime and 5 Year Licenses

Lifetime and 5 year hunting and fishing licenses are only available to Florida residents.


Note: To qualify for any resident hunting and fishing license proof of residency is required. You must provide Date of Birth along with any one of the following for proof of residency:

  • Florida DL or ID Number (issued after Jan. 1, 2010)
  • Customer ID Number (number already in TLS system)
  • Social Security Number & FL Homestead Exemption
  • Social Security Number & FL Voter Registration
  • Social Security Number & FL Landlord Certification
  • Social Security Number & FL Military Orders
  • Social Security Number & FL Student ID Card - 18 or Under
  • Social Security Number & Parents Proof of Residency

    Note: Non-resident hunting and fishing licenses may be purchased by anyone.

In Polk County, these licenses are only available at the Tax Collector's Office as follows:

  • A five year freshwater fishing license, for those age 16 through 64 years old, is $79.00;
  • A five year saltwater fishing license, for those age 16 through 64 years old, is $79.00 and does not include snook, lobster or tarpon tags; and,
  • A five year hunting license, for those age 15 through 64 years old, is $79.00 and does not include management area stamp, archery, muzzleloader, turkey, deer and state waterfowl stamps.

A lifetime freshwater fishing license:

  • For those age 4 years old and younger is $126.50;
  • For those age 5 through 12 years old, it is $226.50; and,
  • For those age 13 years old and older, it is $301.50.

A lifetime salt water fishing license, including lobster and snook permits:

  • For those age 4 years old and younger is $126.50;
  • For those age 5 through 12 years old, it is $226.50; and,
  • For those age 13 years old and older, it is $301.50.

A lifetime hunting license including management area, muzzleloader, archery, turkey, deer and waterfowl permits:

  • For those age 4 years old and younger is $201.50;
  • For those age 5 through 12 years old, it is $351.50; and,
  • For those age 13 years old and older, it is $501.50.

A lifetime sportsman's license including hunting, freshwater and saltwater fishing licenses as well as management area, archery, crossbow, muzzloading gun, deer turkey, Florida waterfowl, snook and lobster permits:

  • For those age 4 years old and younger is $401.50;
  • For those age 5 through 12 years old, it is $701.50;
  • For those age 13 through 64 years old, it is $1001.50;

Hunting and fishing licenses may be purchased at at one of the Tax Collector's Service Centers.