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Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

The Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) is responsible for the management of inland fisheries, wildlife, and recreational boating for the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Agency Info

Every person who is required to have a hunting and fishing license must carry such license and shall show the license immediately upon request of any officer whose duty it is to enforce the game and inland fish laws, or upon the demand of any owner or lessee, or any employee or representative of such owner or lessee, upon whose land or water such person may be hunting, trapping, or fishing.

Need Help With This Service?

For additional help regarding this service, please contact the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries .

For general help and information please contact:

Boat registration and titling:

License sales customer service: 

For more information: 

By phone at (804) 367-1000