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Miscellaneous Licenses, Permits, & Stamps

Hunting Regulations Icon Virginia Hunting

One or more of the following may be required in addition to a hunting license.

Permits

Fee

Resident Bonus Deer Permit (6 antlerless tags)

$18.00

See Deer Hunting Regulations for more information.
Nonresident Bonus Deer Permit (6 antlerless tags)

$31.00

See Deer Hunting Regulations for more information.
National Forest Permit

$4.00

To hunt and trap within National Forest. Not required of residents under the age of 16 to trap or residents who have an annual senior citizen hunting license ($9.00) or a senior lifetime license issued before 7/1/88.
Virginia State Forest Use Permit (age 16 or older)

$16.00

Allows hunting, trapping, fishing, mountain biking, and horse riding. No motorized vehicles on gated roads/trails (open or closed). Sold in cooperation with the Virginia Department of Forestry.
Public Access Lands for Sportsmen (PALS)

$18.00

See Public Hunting Lands for more information.
Access Permit (see Public Hunting Lands for permit requirements)

$4.00 per day / $23.00 per year

Daily group rates are available. For more information go to: www.dgif.virginia.gov/access-permit

Stamps

Fee

Federal Migratory Duck E-Stamp

$27.50

To take migratory waterfowl; required of persons 16 years of age and over in addition to hunting license. Valid July 1 through June 30. See below.
Virginia Migratory Waterfowl Conservation Stamp

$10.00

Required of persons 16 years of age and older, unless license exempt. Valid July 1 through June 30.