Security Notices

Notice to VDGIF Customers: Phishing

"Phishing" is a scam that uses e-mail to trick consumers into disclosing their credit card number, account information, social security number, passwords and other personal information. The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) will never ask you to provide, update or verify personal or account information (social security number, PIN, credit or debit card numbers, etc.) through unsolicited e-mail.

If you receive unsolicited or suspicious e-mail from DGIF, please forward the message to