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License, Tags & Permit Fees for Hunters

Note: You may qualify for reduced fees if you meet certain criteria, such as being a veteran with a service-connected disability, a resident who permanently uses a wheelchair, or having a developmental disability.

Fee Categories

  • RESIDENT
  • NON-RESIDENT
  • RESIDENT SENIOR
  • YOUTH UNDER 16
  • RESIDENT DISABLED1
  • NON-RESIDENT DISABLED VETERAN1

BIG GAME ANNUAL LICENSES

Get Outdoors License

  • Includes: Annual Fish Washington License, 2 pole and Puget Sound Crab endorsements, Deer + Elk + Bear + Cougar License with discounted Small game license, deer, elk, bear, cougar tags + 2 turkey tags, migratory bird permit, and migratory bird hunt authorization.
  • RESIDENT: $236.18

Deer + Elk + Bear + Cougar License with Discounted Small Game License2

  • Bear identification test may be required.
  • RESIDENT: $119.50
  • NON-RESIDENT: $958.80
  • RESIDENT SENIOR: $119.50
  • YOUTH UNDER 16: $56.80
  • RESIDENT DISABLED1: $56.80
  • NON-RESIDENT DISABLED VETERAN1: $119.50

Bear License

  • Bear identification test may be required.
  • RESIDENT: $24.50
  • NON-RESIDENT: $222.50
  • RESIDENT SENIOR: $24.50
  • YOUTH UNDER 16: $13.50
  • RESIDENT DISABLED1: $13.50
  • NON-RESIDENT DISABLED VETERAN1: $24.50

Bear License with Discounted Small Game License2

  • Bear identification test may be required.
  • RESIDENT: $46.50
  • NON-RESIDENT: $319.30
  • RESIDENT SENIOR: $46.50
  • YOUTH UNDER 16: $22.30
  • RESIDENT DISABLED1: $22.30
  • NON-RESIDENT DISABLED VETERAN1: $46.50

(And similar fees for Cougar, Deer + Elk, Deer, Elk, etc. License categories)

BIG GAME SPECIAL HUNT LICENSES AND TAGS

Special Hunt Moose License and Tag4

  • RESIDENT: $332.00
  • NON-RESIDENT: $1,652.00
  • RESIDENT SENIOR: $332.00
  • YOUTH UNDER 16: $57.00
  • RESIDENT DISABLED1: $332.00
  • NON-RESIDENT DISABLED VETERAN1: $1,652.00

(And similar fees for Special Hunt Goat License and Tag4, Special Hunt Sheep License and Tag4, Multiseason Deer Tag4, Multiseason Elk Tag4, Second Black Bear License and Tag, Second Deer Tag4, Second Elk Tag4, Incentive Elk Tag)

BIG GAME SPECIAL HUNT PERMIT APPLICATIONS

Multiseason Deer or Elk Permit Application (price per application)

  • RESIDENT: $7.10
  • NON-RESIDENT: $110.50
  • RESIDENT SENIOR: $7.10
  • YOUTH UNDER 16: $3.80
  • RESIDENT DISABLED1: $7.10
  • NON-RESIDENT DISABLED VETERAN1: $110.50

(And similar fees for Special Hunt Permit Application, Special Hunt Permit Application - Quality3)

ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTY

Non-Reporting Hunter Activity Admin Penalty

  • RESIDENT: $10.00
  • NON-RESIDENT: $10.00
  • RESIDENT SENIOR: $10.00
  • YOUTH UNDER 16: $10.00
  • RESIDENT DISABLED1: $10.00
  • NON-RESIDENT DISABLED VETERAN1: $10.00

SMALL GAME ANNUAL LICENSES

Small Game

  • Includes a Vehicle Access Pass to all WDFW-managed lands. Small Game Licenses do not include tags, which must be purchased separately.
  • RESIDENT: $40.50
  • NON-RESIDENT: $183.50
  • RESIDENT SENIOR: $40.50
  • YOUTH UNDER 16: $18.50
  • RESIDENT DISABLED1: $18.50
  • NON-RESIDENT DISABLED VETERAN1: $40.50

(And similar fees for Small Game Discount2, Three-day Small Game)

TURKEY

(And similar fees for Turkey Tag1, Additional Turkey Tags, Special Hunt Turkey Permit Applications)

RAFFLE TICKET TYPES

Deer, Elk, Moose & Mountain Goat5

  • ALL CATEGORIES: $6.00

Bighorn Sheep5

  • ALL CATEGORIES: $11.50

Multi Species (NE, SC, NC, 3 Deer)5

  • ALL CATEGORIES: $17.00

Multi Species (SE)5

  • ALL CATEGORIES: $22.50

Please note that these fees are subject to change, and you can contact WDFW Licensing for further information.

CONTACT LICENSING:

  • Phone: (360) 902-2464
  • Email: licensing@dfw.wa.gov
  • Mailing Address: Po Box 43154, Olympia, WA 98504-3200
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