License year - October 1 through September 30.
Hunting - small game, big game, muzzleloading requires a previous hunting license or hunter education certificate.
Trapping - trapping or junior trapping requires a previous trapping license or trapper education course.
Bowhunting - bowhunting or junior archery requires both hunting (see above) and bowhunting training.
- New York State residents are entitled to combination, junior trapping, senior, or individual resident licenses.
- DMV license identification
- Affidavit plus criteria (where do you vote?)
- Non-residents can purchase only non-resident licenses, except for junior archery and junior hunting licenses
- Junior archery and junior hunting provide the same privilege at same price to both residents and non-residents.
|$5.00||Senior Annual Hunting, age 70+ or military disability* (40% or greater)|
|5.00||Adolescent Annual Hunting (ages 12-15)|
|22.00||Regular Annual Hunting (small and big game)|
|5.00||Adolescent and Senior Trapping (ages 12-15 and 70+)|
|15.00||Bowhunting (Regular Annual Hunting license req’d)|
|15.00||Muzzleloading (Regular Annual Hunting license req’d)|
|10.00||Deer Management Permit|
|5.00||Jr. Trapping (12-15 years)|
|4.00||Jr. Bow Hunting (12 - 15 years)|
|10.00||Deer Management Permit (No fee ages 12-15)|
*See NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Hunting & Trapping Guide
Fees vary depending on tag or permit needed.