Licensing FAQs

How do I buy a N.H. Fishing or Hunting license?
There are three ways to buy a license: online, by mail, or in person at one of Fish and Game's license agents.

How much does a hunting or fishing license cost?
Click here to go to a list of current prices.

I want to become a licensed N.H. hunting or fishing guide. What should I do?
Click here to go to a description of guide qualifications and application procedure.

What is an Over Age 68 Permanent Licenses for N.H. Residents Only?
Over Age 68 Permanent License are issued free to residents of New Hampshire who are 68 years of age or older. Click here for more information.

I want to hunt waterfowl. Anything special I should know?
Yes. Hunters of migratory game birds (including ducks, geese, snipe, woodcock and coot) need to register with the National Migratory Bird Harvest Information Program (H.I.P.) -- click here for info. Click here for waterfowl season dates and bag limits.

How do I buy a lifetime license?
N.H. residents may purchase a fishing, hunting, combination, archery, muzzleloader, or deer crossbow lifetime license. Lifetime licenses must be purchased at Fish and Game's Concord headquarters. Click here for purchase info, prices and rules.

What do I need to know about special permits for various species, age ranges for licenseholders, duck stamps and so forth?
Our N.H. License Fees and Requirements section has details on these and other bits of info that don't seem to fit anywhere else.

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Concord, NH 03301

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