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How to Get a Hunting License in Georgia

How to Get a Hunting License in Georgia

Here’s what you need to know about Georgia hunting licenses

Where to buy:

Recreational hunting licenses and stamp endorsements are available online, at Georgia license agents like sporting goods stores and other sport-related retailers, or by phone.

Buying Georgia Hunting Licenses online:
You can also purchase over the phone: 1-800-366-2661

Guides & Outfitters:

Commercial Licenses, those for holders who are making money from the hunt, may be purchased at any Wildlife Resources Division Office.

Residents v. Non-Residents:

Stamps and licenses are available to both residents and non-residents. A resident is someone who is a US citizen, has resided in Georgia for more than 90 days and provides proof of residency (see below).

Active Duty Military:

You and your dependents are eligible for resident (non-lifetime) licenses in the state of Georgia, regardless of your residency.


Residents - $10
Non-Residents - $100 for a hunt/fish combo license
Youth (16 and under) - No license required
Seniors (65 and over) - Free
Lifetime Licenses - Varies, here’s the lifetime pricelist
Commercial - Varies, here’s the commercial pricelist

Additional Permit & Endorsement Prices

  • Completion of Hunter’s Education Courses
  • Social security number
  • Reliable identification
  • For Proof of Residency:
    • State of Georgia ID card
    • or Georgia driver’s license

It’s a good idea to start looking for a Hunting Outfitter in Georgia if you’re planning a guided hunt. They’ll advise you on the license and stamps needed for your hunting trip.

For more about obtaining a hunting license in the state of Georgia, visit the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

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