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Fishing

Licenses, Permits & Fees

Purchase your license at ndowlicensing.com.

Resident Combination License Fees

Combination licenses are valid for fishing and hunting. Hunter privileges are not valid without completing a certified hunter education course, and proper documentation has been submitted to NDOW.

License

Description

Total Value

Combination License

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase. For persons 18 years of age and older at the time of purchase.

$75

Serviceman's Specialty Combination License

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase. For Nevada residents who are on active duty outside of Nevada. Applicant must show evidence of his or her duty assignment or show leave papers to the license agent.

$15

Severe Disability Specialty Combination License *

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase. Initial application through NDOW only.

$15

Native American Specialty Combination License *

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase. Resident Native American as defined in NRS 502.280. Must supply a letter of eligibility. Initial application through NDOW only.

$10

Disabled Veteran Specialty Combination License *

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase. Nevada Resident and veteran who has incurred a service-connected disability of 50 percent or more. Initial application through NDOW only.

$15

Youth Combination License **
Youth Fishing License

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase. For persons at least 12 years of age but less than 18 years of age at time of purchase. Youth Fishing License is offered only as the Youth Combination License.

$15

Senior Specialty Combination License

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase. For persons 65 years of age or older with 6 months of continuous Nevada residency at the time of purchase.

$15

Resident Fishing License Fees

License

Description

Total Value

Fishing License

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase. For persons 18 years of age or older at the time of purchase.

$40

1-Day Fishing Permit

Valid until midnight of the date specified.

$9

Each Consecutive Day Added to a 1-Day Permit

$3

Nonresident Combination License Fees

Combination licenses are valid for fishing and hunting. Hunter privileges are not valid without completing a certified hunter education course, and proper documentation has been submitted to NDOW.

License

Description

Total Value

Combination License

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase. For persons 18 years of age and older at the time of purchase.

$155

Youth Combination License *
Youth Fishing License

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase. For persons at least 12 years of age but less than 18 years of age upon payment. Youth Fishing License is offered only as the Youth Combination License.

$15

1-Day Permit to Fish and hunt upland game birds and migratory game birds

Valid until midnight of the date specified.

$23

Each Consecutive Day Added to 1-Day Permit to Fish and Hunt Upland and Migratory Game Birds.

$8

Nonresident Fishing License Fees

License

Description

Total Value

Fishing License

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase. For persons 18 years of age and older at the time of purchase.

$80

Interstate Boundary Water License

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase.

(To fish solely in the reciprocal waters of the Colorado River, Lake Mead, Lake Mohave, Lake Tahoe and Topaz Lake)

$30

1-Day Fishing Permit

Valid until midnight of the date specified.

$18

Each Consecutive Day Added to a 1-Day Permit

$7

Nevada Special Fishing Permit

License

Description

Total Value

Nevada Special Fishing Permit

Eligible non-profits include: clubs, foundations, programs, educational institutions or other social groups operated for the benefit of children or that will use the permit for the benefit of adults with disabilities; for mental health facilities, facilities for juveniles, rehabilitation, older persons, and foster care facilities. Permits for entire non-profit organization when supervised by the non-profit officer or employee with a valid fishing license. New applicants submit descriptive letter of services provided by their institution or organization, and documented proof of non-profit status. Issued through NDOW Headquarters Office only.

$25

Qualifications for Resident Licenses, Tags and Permits

A person is considered a resident of the State of Nevada if they maintained permanent residence in the state for the past six months and did not purchase a resident license from any other state. (Refer to NRS 502.015)

A nonresident student attending an institution of higher learning within Nevada is eligible for a resident license if they were physically present in Nevada for the past six months and did not purchase a resident license from any other state. (Refer to NRS 502.015)

Social Security Number

Laws regarding child support mandate that any person who is required by federal law to have a social security number must provide the number to obtain a business, occupational or recreational license. Federal Law – Public Law 104 – 193; Nevada Statute – NRS 502.063, 503.5833, 504.390.

Active Members of the Armed Forces

Active members, permanently assigned to the state of Nevada and spouses and dependents, may obtain a fishing license at the same cost as Nevada residents. (Refer to NRS 502.070)