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Rhode Island Freshwater Fishing License Fees

The license year begins March 1st and ends on the last day of February, annually

 

LICENSE TYPE

OBTAINABLE

RI Resident (or current member of the U.S. armed forces)

$18.00

City/Town Clerks and authorized licensed vendors

Combination (Hunting and Fishing)

$33.00

Non-Resident

$35.00

Non-Resident Tourist (three consecutive days)

$16.00

Special Trout Conservation Stamp

$5.50

RI Resident 65 years of age or older (permanent)

free

Veterans with a current 100% disability, or
Individuals with 100% Permanent Disability (permanent)

free

DEM Licensing Office
235 Promenade St., Providence, RI 02908, in person, or by mail

Landowner and the members of their family when fishing from property on which they are actually domiciled. (No license required)

 

 

Blind persons (No license required)

 

 



Service Alert

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, walk-in service at DEM's Office of Boat Registration and Licensing in Providence has been paused. The Office can provide most of its services online or by mail.

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Boat Registration & Licenses (Hunting, Fishing, Shellfishing)
Office Hours: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
235 Promenade St.
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: 401-222-6647 (Boating)
Phone: 401-222-3576 (Licenses)

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