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Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources

7870 Villa Park Drive, Suite 400
Henrico, VA 23228

(804) 367-1000

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Contact Information

(804) 367-1000
(866) 721-6911

Who We Are

Three convenient ways are provided by the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources (DWR) to buy hunting and fishing licenses.

  1. Online application (using a credit card on a secure site).
  2. Telephone: call 866-721-6911 (Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, except holidays)
  3. In person:  choose an office near you

For assistance with your license purchase, call customer service at 866-721-6911 or email at  For license fees and requirements refer to the DGIF website.

Visit Office Location and Hours, Department of Game and Inland Fisheries for regional offices, phone numbers and Lobby Hours.

Call DGIF for information and education about birding, trapping regulations, public access for boating, improving backyard habitat, grant opportunities, publications, injured and orphaned wildlife and more.


Who We Serve

Languages Spoken
Service Area(s)

Cost & Payment Methods

Payment Method(s)
Private Pay
Fee Structure
No Fee

Age Requirements
No Age Requirement
Other Eligibility Criteria
Some licenses have age restrictions

Available 24/7

Intake Process
Call for information.
Self Refer
Intake Contact Email