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NH License Forms

All forms are in PDF PDF Document format. Select a tab to view license categories.

 

 

All Forms(Select tab to expand)
  • Bait Dealer's License Application - Required to take, sell or offer to sell live fish for bait.
  • Blind Fishing - Fishing License for blind individuals
  • Complimentary Fishing - Fishing license for the Developmentally Disabled
  • Coyote Night Hunting Permit
  • Disabled Crossbow Permit - For use of a crossbow in the archery season (available to both residents and nonresidents of NH).
  • Disabled Veteran - Fishing only or Combination Hunting and Fishing (Veterans Administration approval needed)
  • Exhibition Permit Application: For showing, displaying or training of wildlife for the purpose of public viewing of the wildlife, whether or not a fee is collected.
  • Exhibitor's Notification of Wildlife Import: In-state exhibitors must file this within 5 days of import of wildlife for which they have an importation permit.
  • Falconry Permit Application: For the sport of taking quarry by means of a trained raptor. Valid hunting license required.
  • Field Trial Permit - Permit to allow clubs to hold field trial(s) on wildlife.
  • Fur Buyers License
  • Guides License Application - To engage in the business of guiding in the state. Please note: New guide license applicants must first download a study packet PDF Document. Exams for new applicants are held twice a year. A Fish and Game Department review of the application is required prior to issuance of a guide’s license. Along with NH Fish and Game Guide application, you must submit a NH State Police Criminal Record Release Authorization Form.  Only Section I of the NH State Police Criminal Background form must be filled out and mailed in with your guide application to the NH Fish and Game Department. Please do not send form to the NH State Police.  There is no additional fee for the State Police Background Check.

 

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Business / Professional(Select tab to expand)
  • Application to Conduct Kids' Fishing Derby
  • Application to Import Fin Fish for Bait
  • Bait Dealer's License Application - Required to take, sell or offer to sell live fish for bait.
  • Fur Buyers License
  • Guides License Application - To engage in the business of guiding in the state. Please note: New guide license applicants must first download a study packet PDF Document. Exams for new applicants are held twice a year. A Fish and Game Department review of the application is required prior to issuance of a guide’s license. Along with NH Fish and Game Guide application, you must submit a NH State Police Criminal Record Release Authorization Form.  Only Section I of the NH State Police Criminal Background form must be filled out and mailed in with your guide application to the NH Fish and Game Department. Please do not send form to the NH State Police.  There is no additional fee for the State Police Background Check.
  • Marine License Applications: Printable marine license application forms- includes Lobster and Crab License, Commercial Clam License, Lifetime Limited Saltwater License, Saltwater Vessel License, and more.
  • Taxidermy Report and Application - Required for those involved in taxidermy (the process of preparing, as in, but not limited to, preserving, stuffing and mounting the skins of wildlife for compensation).
Disability Accommodation Forms / Permits(Select tab to expand)
Fishing License Forms(Select tab to expand)

 

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Hunting License Forms(Select tab to expand)

 

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*Nonresidents - View bear dog hunting and training reciprocity list by state

Marine / Saltwater Fishing License Forms(Select tab to expand)
  • Marine License Applications: Printable marine license application forms- includes Lobster and Crab License, Commercial Clam License, Lifetime Limited Saltwater License, Saltwater Vessel License, and more.
Miscellaneous Permits / Reporting Forms(Select tab to expand)

 

*Nonresidents - View bear dog hunting and training reciprocity list by state

Special Wildlife Permit Forms(Select tab to expand)