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License Fees

California Bird Hunting

Effective: July 1, 2018-June 30,2019

Includes 5% license agent handling fee and 3% ALDS nonrefundable application fee.

Your license, validation, reservation, and permit/pass purchases support conservation and management of California’s wildlife.

2018-2019 License, Validation, Reservation and Pass Fees

Hunting Licenses

Fee

Resident $48.34
Nonresident $169.05
Two-Day Nonresident $48.34
Junior (age 17 and under on July 1) $12.70
Disabled Veteran Hunting License* $7.56
Recovering Service Member $7.56
Duplicate (annual licenses only) $10.80

2018 Lifetime Hunting License

Fee

Ages 0-9 $533.25
Ages 10-39 $871.25
Ages 40-61 $785.00
Ages 62+ $533.25
Lifetime Bird Hunting Privilege Package
(includes Lifetime California Duck Validation and Lifetime Upland Game Bird Validation)
$310.00

Hunter Education

Fee

Hunter Education Equivalency Exam $53.75
Duplicate Hunter Education Certificate (available for those issued after 1989) $6.48

Validations

Fee

California Duck** $21.09
Federal Duck*** $25.00
Upland Game Bird** $9.72
Harvest Information Program FREE

DRAWING APPLICATIONS

Fee

Upland Game Bird Special Hunt (Per Applicant) $2.42
Waterfowl Reservation (Per Choice) $1.34

Hunting Pass

Fee

Type-A Season Pass $163.90
Type-B Season Pass $54.82
Type-A One-Day Pass $21.60
Type-A Two-Day Pass $35.13

Annual and Daily Lands Pass fees for 2018

Fee

Annual CDFW Lands Pass**** $25.10
Daily CDFW Lands Pass (One-Day)**** $4.32

Special Use Permits

Fee

Type-1 $122.50
Type-2 $462.50
Type-3 $536.00

Purchase Hunting Licenses and Apply for Drawings online!

For more information, visit: www.wildlife.ca.gov/Licensing/Online-Sales