Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License
LIFETIME COMBINATION HUNTING/FISHING LICENSE, $775.00
As the owner of a lifetime combination license, you may hunt and fish in the State of Oklahoma for as long as you live, subject to the rules set forth for the separate hunting and fishing licenses described below.
LIFETIME HUNTING LICENSE, $625.00
As the owner of a lifetime hunting license, you may hunt any legal game, as set forth in the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation hunting regulations, for as long as you live. Lifetime hunting license holders are exempt from purchasing an annual hunting license; Oklahoma waterfowl stamp; fur and trapping license; deer, elk, antelope, and turkey licenses; and controlled hunt permits. Check stations will issue any necessary tags when animals are checked in. Bobcats require a federal tag which may be obtained from Oklahoma game wardens, Department biologists, Department field offices, or specially designated stations at no charge. The lifetime hunting license does not exempt the holder from purchasing a bear license, H.I.P. permit, federal permits, federal fees that may be required (such as a federal duck stamp or federal controlled hunt user fee), or a land access permit for designated areas. If the license holder hunts migratory birds, he/she must fill out a yearly migratory bird survey (HIP permit). The HIP permit may be obtained free of charge at www.wildlifedepartment.com or it can be purchased at a license dealership for $3.00. No person under age 8 may hunt large game (deer, elk, bear, antelope) without first completing hunter education.
LIFETIME FISHING LICENSE, $225.00
As the owner of a lifetime fishing license, you may fish in the waters of this state, as set forth in the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation fishing regulations, for as long as you live. Lifetime fishing license holders are exempt from purchasing an annual fishing license. The lifetime fishing license does not exempt you from having to purchase a Lake Texoma license if you fish on the Texas side of Lake Texoma, a land access permit for designated areas, or a paddlefish permit.
REQUIREMENTS TO QUALIFY
Only persons who have resided in Oklahoma at least six months immediately prior to date of purchase may obtain a lifetime license. A social security number is required to purchase a lifetime license. Documentation proving residency must be presented for approval, such as:
- If 16 & over, an Oklahoma Driver’s License or ID Card at least 6 months old.
- If under 16, a report card from an Oklahoma school or a parent’s latest Oklahoma tax return showing child as a dependent.
A lifetime license holder, whether it be combination, hunting, or fishing, will not lose the benefits of the license by a change of address, even if he or she ceases to be an Oklahoma resident by moving out of the state. If you move, you should report your new address to our office.
APPROVAL If ordered by mail, the applicant must contact a Game Warden for approval of the application before submitting it to our office.
PAYMENT Cashier’s check, money order, VISA or MasterCard. Personal checks will be accepted, however, the lifetime license will be held for three weeks (3 weeks).
REPLACEMENT If the lifetime license is lost or you need a replacement, a duplicate license will be issued for a fee of $10.00. Contact the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation for a replacement application.
All lifetime licenses are non-transferable and must be obtained by mail or in person from the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation at the address listed above. Rev. 01/11