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Resident License Prices

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All annual licenses and permits are valid for one (1) year after date of issuance.

License Price

Processing Fee

Agent Fee

Sportsman License (Includes Fall & Spring Turkey Hunting, Archery/Primitive Weapon/Crossbow, and Freshwater Fishing. Does not include WMA User Permit, Saltwater Fishing or Waterfowl Stamp.)

$45.00

$1.29

$1.00

All Game Hunting/Freshwater Fishing (Includes Spring Turkey Hunting. Does not include Archery/Primitive Weapon/Crossbow Permit, Fall Turkey Permit, WMA User Permit, or Waterfowl Stamp.)

$25.00

$1.29

$1.00

Archery/Primitive Weapon/Crossbow Permit***

$14.00

$1.29

$1.00

Fall Turkey Permit (Must be purchased in addition to All Game Hunting/Freshwater Fishing license to fall turkey hunt. Fall turkey hunting is limited to certain areas, see open areas on Turkey Hunting Seasons & Limits.)

$5.00

$1.29

$1.00

Wildlife Management Area User Permit (Must be purchased prior to ANY use of a Wildlife Management Area and in addition to any other required hunting/fishing license; however, on U.S. Forest Service Wildlife Management Areas, permits are only required for hunting, fishing, and trapping.)

$15.00

$1.29

$1.00

Small Game Hunting/Freshwater Fishing

$10.00

$1.29

$1.00

Apprentice Sportsman License

$32.00

$1.29

$1.00

Apprentice All Game License

$17.00

$1.29

$1.00

Apprentice Small Game License

$13.00

$1.29

$1.00

North Mississippi National Wildlife Refuge Permit*

$15.00

$1.29

$1.00

3-Day Sportsman Apprentice License

$7.00

$1.29

$1.00

Trapping License

$25.00

$1.29

$1.00

3-Day Freshwater Fishing1

$3.00

$1.29

$1.00

Saltwater Fishing

$10.00

$1.29

$1.00

Freshwater Commercial Fishing License

$30.00

$1.29

$1.00

Slat Basket License (required for each Slat Basket)

$30.00

$1.29

$1.00

State Waterfowl Stamp Electronic Privilege (Required for any persons 16 years of age and older when hunting waterfowl – Federal Stamp also required.)

$10.00

$1.29

$1.00

Federal Duck Stamp – Electronic (Electronic stamp is valid for 45 days from date of purchase. Actual stamp will be mailed within 45 days)

$26.50

$1.29

$1.00

Youth Exempt (Under 16 years of age, voluntary – All Game Hunting, Freshwater and Saltwater Fishing license, Archery/Primitive Weapon/Crossbow permit, WMA, Waterfowl Stamp.)

$2.30

$1.70

$1.00

Senior Exempt Lifetime (Age 65 and over, voluntary – All Game Hunting, Freshwater Fishing license, Archery/Primitive Weapon/Crossbow permit, WMA. Does not include saltwater fishing, waterfowl stamp. )

$2.30

$1.70

$1.00

Senior Lifetime Saltwater License (Age 65 and over)

$5.00

$1.29

$1.00

Disabled Exempt** (Voluntary – All Game Hunting, Freshwater, and Saltwater Fishing license, Archery/Primitive Weapon/Crossbow permit, WMA – must carry proof of disability if you do not purchase the Disabled Exempt license.)

$2.30

$1.70

$1.00

Duplicate Hunting & Fishing License

$5.00

$1.29

$1.00

* This permit is valid for Coldwater, Dahomey, and Tallahatchie National Wildlife Refuges only.

** May be purchased only at MDWFP offices, state lakes, and state parks.

*** Accompanied by a valid hunting license, may hunt with a crossbow during any open season for deer, turkey, or small game.

Note:

1 – 3-Day License is valid for 3 consecutive calendar days.

• All deer, hog, and turkey hunters must buy either an All Game Hunting/Fishing or the Sportsman License.

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Lifetime License Fees

Lifetime License (birth through 12) – $500.00

Note: includes Sportsman, WMA User Permit, and Saltwater privileges

Lifetime License (13 and over) – $1000.00

Note: includes Sportsman, WMA User Permit, and Saltwater privileges

Non-Resident Native Lifetime License – $1500.00

Note: includes All Game, Archery/Primitive Weapon/Crossbow, Deer Permit, Spring/Fall Turkey Permit, WMA User Permit, and Saltwater privileges

Lifetime applications are processed only at the Jackson Office.

601-432-2055