Welcome to the Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife's Automated Licensing System
ADVISORY: All persons born after Jan. 1, 1967 must satisfactorily complete an approved Hunter Education Course before applying for a Delaware Hunting License. A completed Hunter Education Course from another state may be used to meet this requirement. Visit the Hunter Education Program to sign up for a course or visit Hunter Ed Online Access to retrieve your Delaware Hunter Safety Number (HSN) using your last name, date of birth and last four digits of your Social Security Number. Please call 302-735-3600 Ext. 1, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., if you need assistance with obtaining your Delaware HSN. For another state's HSN, please contact that state directly.
WARNING: This online automated system is NOT compatible with mobile devices or iPads and may encounter printing issues with touch screen computers and apple products. We are working to correct this for our customers; however, at this time we suggest you obtain your license on a compatible computer and printer or from a Delaware licensing agent.
The Division of Fish and Wildlife is pleased to offer you the option of purchasing and printing hunting and fishing licenses, deer tags, wildlife area lottery permits, waterfowl (duck) stamps and trout stamps, and the vehicle conservation access pass using a credit card (Visa, Discover or MasterCard).
When you purchase an individual fishing license (with the exception of the Non-Resident boat fishing license) your FIN number is automatically generated for you and will be on your license. Delaware Law requires you to have your license in your possession at all times while you fish,crab or clam.
Head Boat and Charter Boat licenses are available through the Dover Office. Call (302) 739-9918 for information or to request an application or download one at http://www.dnrec.delaware.gov/fw/Services/Pages/Rec-Lic.aspx
Delaware Trapping Licenses are available through the Dover Office. Call (302) 739-9918 for information or to request an application or download one at http://www.dnrec.delaware.gov/fw/Services/Pages/Rec-Lic.aspx
Please adhere to the following protocols:
1. You are purchasing a license for yourself. No one is authorized to use the website to purchase, procure or obtain a license for another. Unauthorized use of this website is prohibited and will cause you to incur all appropriate legal liability. Unauthorized use of this website to obtain a license for someone else constitutes a misrepresentation of facts in order to obtain a license, a class B environmental misdemeanor offense pursuant to 7 Del. C.§ 516. Any person, other than Division personnel or a duly authorized Licensing Agent, who charges or takes any fee from another person for obtaining or assisting in obtaining a license for another person, is in violation of 7 Del. C. Chapter 5.
2. Do not use the back arrow in your windows toolbar beyond this page when completing your application and purchase.
3. Click here Recreational Licenses, Passes, Permits or Stamps to purchase your items.
If you need to email the licensing section use the contact us link below, please include your order ID number beginning with FW found in your confirmation email or you may also call (302) 739-9918 from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday, excluding State Holidays for personal assistance concerning billing questions or issues you may have encountered with the system.
It is the policy of the State of Delaware to assure equal and fair treatment in all aspects of employment opportunities and participation in programs, and to not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, age or veterans status.