Replace a Lost/Ruined License

How do I reprint (replace) a lost/ruined license?

Regular paper licenses can be replaced using the procedures below.

You can only replace your hunting or fishing license if it has not expired.

  1. You can replace (reprint) all current Georgia hunting and fishing licenses online for FREE at www.GoOutdoorsGeorgia.com.
  2. You will use your driver's license number or DNR customer number or SSN and your date of birth to access your DNR license account.
  3. You will update personal information, address, and residency if changes are needed, and confirm by checking the appropriate box, Be sure to add your email address to your account so that you will receive email notification before your license expires - if you renew your license before it expires you will receive a discount of $2.75 on your total license purchase.
  4. After you confirm your information is correct. Select the “Replace all Current Licenses” button.
  5. You may then print your license at no charge.

Adobe Acrobat Reader is necessary to view and print your license. You should check that you are using a version of Adobe Acrobat Reader greater than 5.2 to print your license. The most recent version for Windows is 10.1. The newest versions of Reader for all platforms can be downloaded for free at http://get.adobe.com/reader/.

Also, be sure that pop-up blocker or similar settings are turned off in your web browser. The license will appear as a pop-up screen.

Alternatively, any Georgia license agent can print a free replacement. You can ask the dealer to update any personal information in your account. Find an agent near you.
 

How do I replace a durable plastic lifetime license card?

A replacement durable plastic lifetime license card can be ordered online, ordered at retail license agents, ordered using the Lifetime Sportsman's License application form by mailing it to the address on the form, or by calling 1-800-366-2661. Or customers may hand-deliver the completed application to selected Wildlife Resources Division office. Credit card transactions may not be available at every WRD office if hand delivered - please call the local office to verify. Replacement cards cost $10 plus the appropriate transaction fee ($2.50 online, $3.00 at WRD offices and retail agents, and $5.00 by telephone).

Resident Senior Lifetime License holders with this free license that have never obtained an optional plastic lifetime license card can order the card Online for a fee of $10 plus a $2.50 service fee, or they may use the options above to order a card.

Online Procedures:

  1. Choose the link to "Purchase/Reprint Hunting & Fishing Licenses and Recreational Passes."
  2. You will use your driver's license number or DNR customer number or SSN and date of birth to access your DNR license account.
  3. You will update personal information, address, and residency, and confirm by checking the appropriate box, After you confirm your information is correct, select the “Purchase Licenses” button. Choose Lifetime Replacement to replace your lifetime license card. The cost for a replacement plastic card is $10 plus a $2.50 service fee if done online.

You may use your receipt as a temporary hunting and fishing license until your new plastic card arrives. It will take approximately 14 days to receive the replacement card.

Adobe Acrobat Reader is necessary to view and print your receipt. You should check that you are using a version of Adobe Acrobat Reader greater than 5.2 to print your license. The most recent version for Windows is 10.1. The newest versions of Reader for all platforms can be downloaded for free at the following site: http://get.adobe.com/reader/. Also, be sure that pop-up blocker or similar settings are turned off in your web browser. The receipt will appear as a pop up screen.

Alternatively, you may order a replacement card at any Georgia license agent location. You can ask the agent to update any personal information in your account. Find an agent near you.