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Win a Lifetime License!
The Lifetime License Drawing is your chance to win a Lifetime Super Combo License ($1,800 value) that lets you hunt and fish in Texas without ever buying another state license. Entries are only $5. There are three chances to win: enter by September 30, October 31 or November 30.
Alternatives to doing business in person with TPWD.
- Online Boat Registration
- Renew registration, obtain replacement documents and more online.
See available online boat registration options
- Mail-in Boat Requests
- Mail ownership transfer transaction requests to your nearest TPWD Law Enforcement Office:
- Contact TPWD Boat Section
- (800) 262-8755
- Fishing & Hunting Licenses
- Online purchase of licenses, stamps, tags & packages.
Buy fishing & hunting licenses
- Outdoor Annual
- Summary of Hunting, Fishing and Boating Regulations
View the Outdoor Annual or Download the app
- Boater Education
- Online courses are available for required boater education.
See available boater education courses
Law Enforcement Contacts
Operation Snap, Cave People & Desert Dunes
Protected alligator snapping turtles are returned to their natural habitats, after the trafficked animals are saved from interstate poachers. Join some modern-day cave explorers as they crawl and climb through the dark and mysterious world that exists beneath our feet. Visit the abstract landscape of Monahans Sandhills State Park and find beauty in the expanses as well as the details.