CDFW Contact Locations

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Hunting licenses are sold at most of the following CDFW offices and at authorized license agents statewide. License sales are also available online at www.ca.wildlifelicense.com/InternetSales and by telephone at (800) 565-1458. To purchase hunting items via online or telephone sales, you must already have hunter education on file in the Automated License Data System (ALDS).

CDFW Offices No Longer Accept Cash

CDFW no longer accepts cash at the License and Revenue Branch and regional license offices. Checks, money orders, or any debit or credit card with the Visa or Mastercard logo are accepted. Cash transactions are available for all items sold at authorized local sales agents. Search for a license agent near you at www.ca.wildlifelicense.com/InternetSales/OutletSearch/FindOutlet.

Northern Region

Serving Del Norte, Humboldt, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama and Trinity counties.

601 Locust Street, Redding, CA 96001

(530) 225-2300

8:00 AM–4:30 PM, Monday–Friday


Eureka Field Office

619 Second Street Eureka, CA 95501

(707) 445-6493

8:00 AM–4:30 PM, Monday–Friday

North Central Region

Serving Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lake, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Sierra, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba counties.

1701 Nimbus Road, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

(916) 358-2900

8:00 AM–4:30 PM, Monday–Friday


Central Region

Serving Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Monterey, San Benito, San Luis Obispo, Stanislaus, Tulare and Tuolumne counties.

1234 E. Shaw Avenue, Fresno, CA 93710

(559) 243-4005

8:00 AM–4:30 PM, Monday–Friday


Bay Delta Region

Serving Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, Sacramento, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Francisco, San Joaquin, Solano, Sonoma, and Yolo counties

7329 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 94558

(707) 944-5500

8:00 AM–4:30 PM, Monday–Friday


Stockton Field Office

2109 Arch Airport Road, Suite 100

Stockton, CA 95206

(209) 234-3420

8:00 AM–4:30 PM, Monday–Friday

South Coast Region

Serving Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.

3883 Ruffin Road, San Diego, CA 92123

(858) 467-4201

8:00 AM–4:30 PM, Monday–Friday


Los Alamitos Field Office

4665 Lampson Avenue, Suite C

Los Alamitos, CA 90720

(562) 342-7100

8:00 AM–4:30 PM, Monday–Friday

Inland Deserts Region

Licenses not sold at this location.

Serving Imperial, Inyo, Mono, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

3602 Inland Empire Blvd., Ste. C-220

Ontario, CA 91764

(909) 484-0167

8:00 AM–4:30 PM, Monday–Friday


Marine Region

Serving the entire California coast, from border to border and three nautical miles out to sea.

20 Lower Ragsdale Drive, Ste. 100

Monterey, CA 93940

(831) 649-2870

8:00 AM–4:30 PM, Monday–Friday


License and Revenue Branch

1740 N. Market Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95834

(916) 928-5805

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday – Friday



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Wildlife, scenic and successful hunt photos considered for publication in the California Hunting Digest must be high resolution TIFF or JPEG files. For successful hunt photos, the animal must be in a natural setting (not in the bed of a pickup, for example), cleaned up, and properly tagged. Photos of non-tagged animals will not be considered. Along with your image file, please provide your name, and the hunt zone or special hunt title.

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Having your e-mail address and mobile number will enable CDFW to send you information you can use, such as license sales dates, harvest report card deadlines and other hunting information as it becomes available. When purchasing a license from a license agent or online, you may update your profile by providing your e-mail address and mobile number. Fish and Game Code, Section 1050.6, and California Government Code, Section 11015.5, prohibit CDFW from selling or sharing your personal information with any third party.


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