Rhode Island Freshwater Fishing License Fees

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

View the Factsheet on Recent Fee Increases



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


Online at https://rio.ri.gov/ or at participating City/Town Clerks and authorized licensed vendors

Combination (Hunting and Fishing)




Non-Resident Tourist (three consecutive days)


Special Trout Conservation Stamp


RI Resident 65 years of age or older (permanent)


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


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)