Important Information for All Buyers
  1. You will need a valid Driver's License in order to purchase a license through our online system.
  2. We accept Visa and MasterCard for payment of your licenses, donations and other purchases.
  3. Fishing Licenses, Trapping Licenses and Marine Registrations can be printed on plain paper immediately OR mailed via the USPS. If you choose to print from home on plain paper, YOU MUST PRINT IMMEDIATELY UPON COMPLETION OF THE SALE (this will serve as your legal license document; be sure to have a printer available upon purchase). If you choose to have your license mailed to you, please allow 10-14 business days for receipt of your license document
  4. Hunting License and privileges and associated carcass tags must be mailed. Please allow 10 to 14 business days for receipt. Please visit a License Issuing Agent if you wish to hunt immediately.
  5. First time users of this website who previously held a NY sporting license must enter their name and date of birth exactly as it appears on their sporting license so that their existing record can be located and accessed.
  6. If you have any questions or need assistance, please call 1-866-933-2257 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM EST.
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