LDWF Offices Closed to the Public Indefinitely Starting March 17

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) offices throughout the state will be closed to the public indefinitely beginning Tuesday, March 17.

To alleviate any additional public burden, LDWF is providing the public alternatives to process applications via mail, email and online.

The summary below provides more information about how to secure licenses and registrations during the office closure.

Commercial Licenses
New applications will be accepted by:

Mail – payment methods accepted will be check, cashier’s check and money order
Email – may be sent with all required documents scanned and attached

Required documents: Applications, Copy of Driver’s license (individuals), copy of Federal Tax ID paperwork (businesses)
For additional requirements for each license refer to LDWF website (wlf.louisiana.gov)
Licensing staff will reach out by phone to collect payment by credit card

Renewals
Mail – payment methods accepted will be check, cashier’s check and money order
Online at https://la-web.s3licensing.com/.

Mail to:
Commercial Licensing
PO Box 98000
Baton Rouge, LA 70898
Email: Commercial@wlf.la.gov

Motorboat Registration and Titling
New/Transfers will be accepted by:
Mail – payment methods accepted will be check, cashier’s check and money order
Email – may be sent with all required documents scanned and attached
Licensing staff will reach out by phone to collect payment by credit card

Renewals
Mail – payment methods accepted will be check, cashier’s check and money order
Online – at: https://la-web.s3licensing.com
Mail to:
Motorboat Registration
PO Box 14796
Baton Rouge, LA 70898
Email: Motorboat@wlf.la.gov

Recreational Hunting/Fishing Licenses
Annual Licenses and Tags are available:
Online – at https://la-web.s3licensing
At retail license vendors
Lifetime/Disability applications will be accepted by:
Mail – payment methods accepted will be check, cashier’s check and money order
Email – may be sent with all required documents scanned and attached
Scanned birth certificate will be accepted
Licensing staff will reach out over the phone to collect payment by credit card
Mail to:
Lifetime
PO Box 98000
Baton Rouge, LA 70898
Email: Lifetime@wlf.la.gov

Charter Licenses
New applications will be accepted by:
Mail – payment methods accepted will be check, cashier’s check and money order
Email- be sent with all required documents scanned and attached
Licensing staff will reach out over the phone to collect payment by credit card
Mail to:
Commercial Licensing
PO Box 98000
Baton Rouge, LA 70898
Email: charterguideins@wlf.la.gov

Oyster Tags
If an individual needs additional non-personalized oyster tags they can call 225-765-2821 and leave a voicemail. Licensing staff will return calls to obtain payment over the phone using a credit card. The tags will be mailed to the recipient.

Refer to LDWF website (www.wlf.louisiana.gov) for required documents for each specific license or registration.