NH Hunting and Fishing Licenses

Anglers and hunters aged 16 and older need to be licensed to fish or hunt in New Hampshire.

Buy your fishing or hunting license today.There are three ways to purchase a NH fishing or hunting license: online, by mail or in person at one of Fish and Game's license agents.

Have a question about licenses or registration? Email LicenseandRegistration@wildlife.nh.gov

We've gone electronic! Automated license sales info

*PLEASE NOTE: If you have not purchased a hunting license or bowhunting license since 2000 – even if you are a licensed bowhunter buying your regular hunting license or vice versa – you are not in the licensing database and must go to a regular license agent to get your license; you will not be able to buy online or at Wal-mart. Sorry for the inconvenience.

License info

Current license prices

NH license requirements

Apprentice Hunting License

Lifetime licenses

Licenses & Permits Available by Mail

Miscellaneous hunting, fishing, wildlife and marine licenses and permits - download print-and-mail applications for licenses available only from Fish and Game in Concord. Includes various licenses for the disabled, application to conduct kids trout fishing derby, and permit to train dogs.

Related topics

List of N.H. License Agents

Unit M Special Deer Permit

National Migratory Bird Harvest Information Program (H.I.P.) Registration

About the Wildlife Habitat Fee

Becoming a licensed N.H. hunting or fishing guide

Wildlife Legacy Initiative - Your donation helps support Fish and Game's Landowner Relations Program

Gift Certificates are good toward licenses at any NH license agent, and you can buy them by mail!

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NH Fish and Game Dept.
11 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03301

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