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Resident License Fees

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Resident

Type of License

Comments

Fee

Age

Proof of NH Residency Required

Appropriate Tag Must Be Attached

Issued From Concord Office Only

Regular NH Hunting and
Fishing License***
Previous Hunting license or Hunter Education card required.

$56.00

16–67

Regular NH Hunting License Previous Hunting license or Hunter Education card required.

$32.00

16–67

Senior Combination Hunting
and Fishing***
Available to NH residents born 1/1/1948 or after, and at least 68 years of age at the time of purchase. Must be purchased annually. Proof of Hunter Education course or previous hunting license required.

$7.00

68+

Regular Lifetime NH Hunting and Fishing, Archery, Muzzleloader,
Deer Crossbow, Bear*
Call (603) 271-3422 for details. Requirements for specific licenses are the same as listed for equivalent individual licenses.

Newborn Lifetime NH Hunting and Freshwater Fishing License*

$304.50

Under
one year

Archery License Previous Archery license or Bowhunter or new combined Hunter Education card required.

$32.00

16–67

Senior Archery License Previous Archery license or Bowhunter or new combined Hunter Education card required. Available to NH residents born 1/1/1948 or after, and at least 68 years of age at the time of purchase.

$3.00

68+

Special Archery Deer Permit Archery license required unless under age 16. Must be purchased at the same time as annual Archery license; cannot be sold separately. Antlered only.

$26.00

All ages

Special Unit L Deer Permit**** Current NH Regular Hunting or Archery license required unless under age 16. Permits come with one tag (see Deer Hunting Regulations).
Only available at nhfishandgame.com.

$26.00

All ages

Special Unit M Deer Permit** Current NH Regular Hunting or Archery license required unless under age 16. Permits come with two tags (see Deer Hunting Regulations).
Also available at nhfishandgame.com.

$36.00

All ages

Deer Crossbow Permit* Current NH Regular Hunting license required. Archery license does not qualify. Valid during firearms deer season using firearms deer tag only.

$5.00

16 & over

Muzzleloader License Current NH Regular Hunting license required. Archery license does not qualify. No deer tag issued (see Deer Hunting Regulations).

$16.00

16–67

Senior Muzzleloader License Current NH Hunting license required. Archery license does not qualify. No deer tag issued (see Deer Hunting Regulations) Available to NH residents born 1/1/1948 or after, and at least 68 years of age at the time of purchase.

$3.00

68+

Apprentice Hunting License* Allows a one-time deferral of requirement for previous Hunting license or Hunter Education card. See Hunt with an Apprentice!.

See Hunt With an Apprentice

16 & over

Pheasant License Hunters taking pheasants (except persons under age 16) must have this license in addition to current NH Regular Hunting or Archery license.

$31.00

16 & over

Migratory Waterfowl License Current NH Regular Hunting or Archery license, and a Federal Duck Stamp required. See Waterfowl/Migratory Bird Seasons & Bag Limits for HIP requirements.

$11.00

16 & over

Turkey License Current NH Regular Hunting or Archery license required at time of purchase unless under age 16.

$16.00

All ages

Bear License Current NH Regular Hunting or Archery license required at time of purchase unless under age 16.

$16.00

All ages

Trapping License* Previous Trapping license or Trapper Education card required.

$36.00

16-67

Trapping License — Resident Minor* Previous Trapping license or Trapper Education card required.

$6.50

Under 16

Trapping License — Milestone (68+)* Previous Trapping license or Trapper Education card required

Free

68+

Fur Buyer License*

$50.00

All ages

Dog Training Permit* Current NH Regular Hunting license required.

$5.00

All ages

Resident Guide License, Hunting or Fishing*

$100.00

Duplicate Licenses and Permits Lost licenses may be reprinted at the original issuing agent or at Fish and Game headquarters in Concord at no charge.

Free

Buying Your License

New Hampshire hunting licenses can be purchased online at nhfishandgame.com, from one of our friendly license agents statewide (listed at huntnh.com/licensing), or in person or by mail at Fish and Game headquarters, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301.

 

Carry Your License

The signed license must be carried on your person when hunting.