Migratory Birds and Waterfowl
A migratory bird permit is a free federal permit required to take migratory birds in Florida.
It must be used in conjunction with a hunting license, Florida waterfowl permit and a Federal Duck Stamp to take waterfowl.
Only a migratory bird permit issued in Florida is valid to use in Florida. Unlike the federal duck stamp that is valid in all states, a migratory bird permit issued by FWC is only valid in this state.
Federal Duck Stamp
A federal duck stamp can be purchased through the FWC's Licensing System, the United States Postal Service, and anywhere hunting and fishing licenses are sold.
When you purchase a federal duck stamp from the FWC, you will receive a temporary 45 day stamp. During that 45 days the federal government will mail you the pictorial duck stamp.
Note: All federal duck stamps and permits expire on June 30, regardless of when purchased.