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Information current as of Mar. 26, 2013.
Free Hunting and/or Fishing Licenses for Veterans

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits, Office of

Act 417 amends and re-enacts Subsection F of Section 104 and Subsection C of Section 333 of Title 56 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950 to provide disabled veterans classified with a service connected permanent disability, rated 50% or higher and who are Louisiana residents, to be issued licenses to fish and hunt free of charge. The law further provides for free license books, returns, transfer of license and also licenses for scientific or experimental purposes.

The law further provides that persons in the Armed Forces of the United States on active duty, to be given resident privileges.

Applications may be obtained and certified by contacting the local Parish Veterans Service Office. A list of Local Parish Veterans Offices can be found at: http://www.vetaffairs.la.gov/Contact.aspx

Contact Information
Richard Blackwell
( 225 ) 922 - 0500
Veterans Affairs, Department of
Physical Address
602 North 5th street
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 94095
Baton Rouge, LA 70804 - 9095
Primary Phone Number: ( 225 ) 922 - 0500
Fax Number: ( 225 ) 922 - 0511
Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday - Sunday: Closed