The Resident Persons with Disabilities Hunting and Fishing License is a no-cost license that is not a disability accommodation, but an economic benefit for the segment of Florida's disabled community that may not be able to afford the license privileges that are offered in this license. The license may be valid for 2 years or 5 years, depending on the qualifying documentation used when applying.
The Resident Persons with Disabilities License includes Saltwater Fishing, Freshwater Fishing, and Hunting licenses; and Deer, Wildlife Management Area, Archery, Muzzleloading Gun, Crossbow, Turkey,Florida Waterfowl, Snook, and Lobster permits.
Effective April 1, 2015, recreational anglers fishing from a private vessel in or on state waters of the Gulf of Mexico (excluding Monroe County) will be required to sign up for the Gulf Reef Fish Survey if they intend to harvest,attempt to harvest, or possess the following species: red and vermillion snapper, gag, black, and red grouper, gray triggerfish, amberjack, banded rudderfish, or almaco jack. Valid 12 months from the specified date, and must be renewed annually. No exemptions.
This license does not include:
Applicants may apply for this license online or at a local tax collector's office. Proof of Florida residency and qualifying disability documentation is required.