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|I am a senior citizen; do I get a free fishing license or hunting license?
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**Effective December 1, 2017, an appointment is required to process any hunting and fishing license/permit transactions at our Driver License Office located at 904 - 301 Blvd W, Bradenton. Visit taxcollector.com to schedule an appointment. (Our other office locations cannot sell hunting and fishing licenses/permits.)**
Yes; if you are a Florida resident 65 years of age, you are entitled to fish or hunt without a license, provided you are not fishing for commercial purposes and you carry proof of age and residency with you (for example, your Florida driver license). This privilege does not include a Federal Duck Stamp, which must be purchased at the Post Office or online at www.MyFWC.com, if desired.
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