Licenses and Permits


The License and Revenue Branch’s public license sales counter is permanently closed. To find the nearest California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) license sales office, visit the CDFW License Sales Offices and Hours of Operation page.

Various licenses, permits, tags, and other entitlements may also be purchased through the following sales channels:

Online License Sales and Services(opens in new tab)

  • Buy or renew a license, tag, report card, lands pass, warden stamp, and more!
  • Enter drawings or check draw results
  • Pay your Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement or Cannabis Remediation Fee
  • Update your CDFW customer profile or add an email address 
  • Opt-in/out for License Reminders and CDFW News!
  • Report fishing or hunting harvest reports(opens in new tab)

Additional Info & FAQs