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Hunting & Fishing Licenses

Departments

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 20737
Tuscaloosa, AL 35402

Phone:
General Inquiries
(205) 464-8233

Business License,
Hunting & Fishing License,
Boat & Manufactured Home Inquiries
(205) 464-8235

Email:
General Inquiries
license@tuscco.com

Business License,
Hunting & Fishing License,
Boat & Manufactured Home Inquiries

businesslicense@tuscco.com

Fax: (205) 750-0530

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Main Office

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Tuscaloosa County License Department
2501 7th Street, Suite 100
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday

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Northport Office

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West End of Northport City Hall
(At the corner of Highway 82 and Highway 43)
3500 McFarland Blvd
Northport, AL 35476

Hours: 8:00 am to 4:25 pm, Monday through Friday

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Skyland Office

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Spiller Market Center
(Across from Wal-Mart)
1514 Skyland Boulevard East
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405

Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday

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Vance Office

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Vance Annex
In the Vance Town Hall
(Off Tingle Tangle Rd, Near Wallace Tingle Park)
17710 Vance Municipal Dr
Vance, AL 35490

Hours: 8:00 am to Noon & 1:00 pm to 4:25 pm, Monday through Friday
The Vance Office closes for lunch daily from noon until 1:00 p.m.
Driver license and non-driver ID transactions cannot be processed at the Vance Office.

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HUNTING LICENSE INFORMATION

A valid hunting license is required for Alabama residents between the ages of 16 and 64. Non-residents 16 years and older are required to purchase a hunting license. Hunting licenses are renewed annually. The Hunter Education Certificate will also be required for ALL hunters born on or after August 1, 1977, unless hunting under the “supervision required” license. For additional information on hunter education requirements in Alabama, go to http://www.outdooralabama.com/hunter-education-alabama.

Alabama residents 65 years of age and older are exempt from purchasing hunting licenses (exceptions: Fur Catcher, Federal Duck Stamp, HIP (Harvest Information Program) decal). Residents must have their Alabama Driver license, Alabama non-driver ID or other proof of Alabama residency with them while hunting.

Residents of Alabama may also apply for and buy a lifetime hunting license which requires no renewal.

FISHING LICENSE INFORMATION

A valid fishing license is required for Alabama residents between the ages of 16 and 64 who fish with rod and reel or artificial bait. This license is also required to fish with hook and line (cane pole) outside your county of legal residence. Alabama residents 65 years of age and over are exempt from buying fishing licenses provided the resident has on his/her person while fishing an Alabama driver license, Alabama non-driver ID or proof of permanent Alabama residence and age. Fishing licenses must be renewed annually. Residents of Alabama may also apply for and buy lifetime fishing licenses, which require no renewal.

All non-residents 16 years of age and older must have a license to fish in the state of Alabama. This license is required for fishing in any public waters regardless of tackle used. Non-residents can also obtain a freshwater or saltwater fishing trip license good for seven (7) consecutive days.

HUNTING & FISHING LICENSE FEES

Fees vary according to the type of license purchased. For hunting and fishing license price information, visit the website of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources at www.outdooralabama.com.

ALABAMA RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR HUNTING & FISHING LICENSES

You will be required to present a valid Alabama driver license or non-driver ID as proof of residency. If you do not have an Alabama driver license or non-driver identification card, additional information will be require. For specific hunting and fishing license residency requirements, please visit http://www.outdooralabama.com/residency.

WHERE TO PURCHASE HUNTING & FISHING LICENSES

Hunting and fishing licenses can be purchased at any Tuscaloosa County License Office location, as well as online at the website of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources www.outdooralabama.com. At this site, you can also print replacement hunting and fishing licenses, get rules and regulations related to hunting, fishing and boating, as well as information on Alabama’s state parks and more.

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395018_177744712324860_1956259909_nDisclaimer: The information contained in this website is current as of July 1, 2017. It is not all-inclusive, and is only meant to provide general information regarding licensing and registration requirements in Tuscaloosa County. Please note that changes in the law and directives from the Alabama Department of Revenue can alter, negate or compound the requirements contained herein.