Hunting permits lost, stolen or damaged: how to request a duplicate? - General case

Verified 20 avril 2023 - Legal and Administrative Information Directorate (Prime Minister)

Your situation

  • Hunting permit issued by the French Office for Biodiversity (OFB)

Step-by-step approach

You have to make a online pre-application of duplicate.

Online pre-application for a duplicate hunting permit

After to have made the duplicate online pre-request, you must make up one file in format paper .

Your folder should contain the following documents:

  • Form cerfa no. 13944
    - The form contains a declaration on the honor to be signed, certifying that you are not in the cases of incapacity and prohibition that can hinder the issuance of the hunting permit.
    - If you are a minor or adult under guardianship, the form contains an authorization from your legal representative which he must sign
  • 1 identity photos conforming to standards less than 6 months old.
  • Duplex copy of a valid ID (national ID card or passport). If you are a foreigner, resident card or residence permit)
  • Proof of payment made at the time of online pre-application for the duplicate, corresponding to the amount of the fee for the issue of the duplicate (€30)

Address the folder by post to theOFB: titleContent :

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Make sure your folder is complete before sending it.

One duplicate application certificate serving as a provisional hunting permit is addressed to you by post if you meet the following conditions

This certificate allows you to hunt for 2 months, until the duplicate is received.

In case of control, you are presenting the certificate, a photo identification, your validation, and your insurance certificate.

If your application is complete, you will receive the duplicate in a two-month period following the filing of your application.

This duplicate cancels any hunting license or duplicate issued previously.

If you do not receive a response of theOFB: titleContent in the 2 months according to your request for duplicate, this means that your request is rejected.

Online pre-application for a duplicate hunting permit

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