Special Group Fishing License Application
Two important criteria that any group or person should know before filling out and submitting an Application for a Special Group Fishing Permit:
- The requesting group must be a nonprofit organization or governmental agency whose primary purpose is to provide treatment and care for persons with physical, developmental or mental disabilities.
- If the requesting group is a nonprofit organization, they must provide documentation of the organization’s articles of incorporation and evidence that the organization has tax exemption status under section 501 (c) of the Internal Revenue Code, and a document identifying the organization’s mission and purpose.
- Applicable Arizona Statutes – ;
- Applicable Arizona Rules – R12-4-310; R12-4-312; R12-4-313; R12-4-315; R12-4-316; R12-4-317; Commission Orders 40, 41, and 42
Brief Description – The Department may issue a Fishing Permit to state, county, or municipal agencies or departments and to nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to provide treatment and care for individuals with physical, developmental, or mental disabilities. This permit authorizes fishing activity for 2 days which are to be specified on the permit. Individuals must comply with all other statutes, rules, and Commission Orders.
- Process: Complete the application form and secure approval through the Sport Fishing Education Coordinator of the Arizona Game and Fish Department. All applications must be submitted a minimum of 7 business days prior to fishing date(s), for processing and review.
- Application form needed: . Applicants will also file a report within 30 days of the event.
- Fee: None
- Permit valid: A permit is valid for only one fishing location as listed on the permit and up to two calendar dates as specified on the permit. Specified fishing dates do not have to be consecutive.
- Additional information needed: In addition to the information required under subsection (c)(1), non-profit organizations shall also submit:
- A copy of the organization’s articles of incorporation and evidence that the organization has tax-exempt status under Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code; and
- Document identifying the organization’s mission