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2019 License Fees

Hunting Regulations Icon Vermont Hunting

Licenses and permit applications and their fees are available online at www.vtfishandwildlife.com.

Resident

License

1-Year

5-Year

Hunting

$26.00

$124.00

Youth Hunting (age 17 or under)

$8.00

Combination Hunting/Fishing

$42.00

$204.00

Youth Combination (age 17 or under)

$12.00

Mentored Hunting

$10.00

Trapping

$23.00

$109.00

Youth Trapping (age 17 or under)

$10.00

Archery-Deer (hunting license needed) 2

$23.00

Turkey (hunting license needed)

$23.00

Bear (Sept. 1 – Nov. 15 early season – hunting license needed)

$5.00

Muzzleloader-Deer (hunting license needed) 3

$23.00

Permanent license (Residents only, 66 or older)

$60.00

Nonresident

License

1-Year

5-Year

Hunting

$100.00

$494.00

Youth Hunting (age 17 or under)

$25.00

Combination Hunting/Fishing

$138.00

$684.00

Youth Combination (age 17 or under)

$30.00

Mentored Hunting

$10.00

Trapping

$305.00

$1,519.00

Small Game 1

$50.00

Archery-Deer (hunting license needed) 2

$38.00

Archery Only-Deer (hunting license NOT needed) 2

$75.00

Turkey (hunting license needed)

$38.00

Bear (Sept. 1 – Nov. 15 early season – hunting license needed)

$15.00

Muzzleloader-Deer (hunting license needed) 3

$40.00

1 – Small Game Licenses: Entitles the holder to take small game, furbearers and other wild animals (except big game) by any lawful means other than a trap.

2 – Archery deer tag is only for use in archery deer season.

3 – Muzzleloader deer licenses are only valid for use in muzzleloader deer season.

Resident or Nonresident

License

1-Year

Vermont Waterfowl Stamp

$7.50

Vermont and federal waterfowl stamps are required to hunt migratory waterfowl for hunters 16 and older. Federal stamps are sold at post offices, federal wildlife refuges, and online at www.fws.gov/birds/get-involved/duck-stamp/buy-duck-stamp.php. Vermont State Waterfowl “Stamps” are available on the Fish & Wildlife website, from Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department offices and license agents statewide.

A state waterfowl stamp is good for the calendar year and no longer needs to be signed by the hunter. The federal stamp still requires a signature.

State and federal waterfowl stamps are required for a hunter holding a mentored hunting license and taking out a mentee hunter. A mentored hunter is also required to purchase federal waterfowl stamp and to register for a H.I.P. number. State and federal waterfowl stamps are required for hunters 16 and 17 years old taking part in youth waterfowl weekend.