The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division issues boating permits, fishing licenses and hunting licenses.
- Annual fishing licenses cost $9 for state residents and $45 for non-residents. Georgians may also purchase a two-year license for $16.
- Annual, regular hunting licenses cost state residents $10. Annual hunting licenses specifically for big game (bear, deer, turkey) cost $9 for state residents, $195 for non-residents. Georgians may also purchase a two-year big game license for $16.
- If you hunt deer, you'll need not only a hunting license but also a Deer Harvest Record. Read more about this.
- Georgians may purchase a combined fishing and hunting license for $17 to permit for one year, $31 to permit for two years.
To register a new boat, you can either fill out and submit a Vessel Registration Application by mail or call 800-366-2661. To renew a registration, you can opt to submit the Vessel Registration Application by mail, call 800-366-2661, or visit the online renewal system.
Source: Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division. This information was prepared as a public service of the State of Georgia to provide general information, not to advise on any specific legal problem. It is not, and cannot be construed to be, legal advice. If you have questions regarding any matter contained on this page, please speak with the agency that is the source of the information.