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Hunting License & Permit Applications

Most of Montana's major hunting and fishing licenses, including resident conservation licenses, are also available online at FWP's Online Licensing Service. If an application for a particular species is not listed below, it's because either that particular license/permit is not available through mail-in application OR the deadline to apply has passed.

 
 



Resident License Applications

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Apprentice Hunter Certification

Visit the Apprentice Hunter page or download the packet below for full details about the Apprentice Hunter Program. The Apprentice and Mentor forms (below) are both required. Learn more about the program

Apprentice Hunter Certification Form

198 KB

Apprentice Hunter Mentor Form

136 KB

Apprentice Hunter Program Packet

957 KB

2016 Resident Spring Turkey Application

30 KB

March 3, 2016.

2016 Resident Moose, Sheep, Goat & Bison License Application

Application period has passed.

Deadline: May 2, 2016

2016 Montana Resident Deer and Elk Permit Application Packet

Application period is closed.

Montana Deer and Elk: Proposed Hunting District Legal Descriptions

900 KB

Deadline: March 15, 2016

2016 Montana Resident Deer & Elk Permit Application

Application period is closed.

Deadline: March 15, 2016

2015 Montana 313-45 Elk Permit Application

The application deadline has passed.

Application Deadline was September 4, 2015.

2015 Landowner Preference Qualifications

March 16, 2015

2016 Resident Wolf License Application

42 KB

A wolf license purchased after August 31 may not be used until 24-hours after the license is issued.

2016 Sandhill Crane Application

29 KB

July 28, 2016

2016 Resident Fall Turkey Application

44 KB

July 28, 2016

2016 Resident Special Mountain Lion Application

41 KB

August 11, 2016 at 5:00 PM

2016 Swan Application

The application deadline has passed.

September 1, 2016

 

2016 Resident Surplus Antelope, Deer B and Elk B License Application

41 KB

These licenses are limited in numbers and are being sold as First Come, First Served.

Surplus Listing

69 KB

2016 Miscellaneous Licenses Application—mail-in application is not available for residents.

Residents must purchase the conservation license, fishing, and most general hunting licenses at an FWP office, FWP License Provider, or online.

Nonresident License Applications

Apprentice Hunter icon

Apprentice Hunter Certification

Visit the Apprentice Hunter page or download the packet below for full details about the Apprentice Hunter Program. The Apprentice and Mentor forms (below) are both required. Learn more about the program

Apprentice Hunter Certification Form

198 KB

Apprentice Hunter Mentor Form

136 KB

Apprentice Hunter Program Packet

957 KB

2016 Nonresident Moose, Sheep, Goat & Bison License Application

Application period has passed.

Deadline: May 2, 2016

2016 Nonresident Spring Turkey Application

31 KB

March 3, 2016.

2016 Nonresident Combination License and Deer & Elk Permit Application Packet

Application period is closed.

Montana Deer and Elk: Proposed Hunting District Legal Descriptions

Application period is closed.

Deadline: March 15, 2016

2016 Nonresident Combination License and Deer & Elk Permit Application

Application period is closed.

Deadline: March 15, 2016

2016 Nonresident Native License Application

Learn more

52 KB

Apply for this license in person at any FWP office or mail in (see application for details). Family members can NOT apply for other family members. Applications must be completed before they are presented to an FWP office.

2015 Nonresident Deer and Elk Permit Application

March 16 2015.

2015 Montana 313-45 Elk Permit Application

The application deadline has passed.

Application Deadline was September 4, 2015.

2016 Nonresident Over-the-Counter Deer B and Elk B License Application

42 KB

2015 Landowner Preference Qualifications

March 16, 2015

2016 Nonresident Landowner Sponsored Deer Application

Application period is closed.

Deadline: March 15, 2016

2016 Nonresident Surplus Antelope, Deer B and Elk B License Application

32 KB

These licenses are limited in numbers and are being sold as First Come, First Served.

Surplus Listing

69 KB

2016 Nonresident Surplus Combination License Application

43 KB

All licenses are sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

2016 Nonresident Preference Points Application

43 KB

September 30, 2016

 

2016 Nonresident Wolf License Application

45 KB

A wolf license purchased after August 31 may not be used until 24-hours after the license is issued.

2016 Sandhill Crane Application

29 KB

July 28, 2016

2016 Nonresident Fall Turkey Application

41 KB

July 28, 2016

2016 Nonresident Special Mountain Lion Application

43 KB

August 11, 2016 at 5:00 PM

2016 Nonresident General Mountain Lion Application

30 KB

License purchased after August 30, 2016 requires a 5-day waiting period.

2016 Swan Application

The application deadline has passed.

September 1, 2016

2016 Nonresident Miscellaneous Licenses Application

621 KB

The Nonresident Miscellaneous License Application contains Nonresident Conservation, 2-day Fishing, 10-day Fishing, Season Fishing, Upland Game Bird, Turkey, Black Bear, Bow & Arrow, Archery and Base Hunting License.

Person With Disabilities Applications

2016 Resident with a Disability Conservation License Application—Residents only

32 KB

You must be permanently and substantially disabled to qualify for this license. Applications are available online to print or at FWP offices. These licenses are not available to nonresidents. Learn more

2016 Permit to Modify Archery Equipment Application

32 KB

Guidelines for those authorized with a Permit to Modify Archery Equipment

24 KB

2016 Permit to Hunt from a Vehicle Application

31 KB

Guidelines for those authorized with a Permit to Hunt From a Vehicle (PTHFV)

63 KB

Resident Lifetime Fishing License for the Blind Application

Learn more

115 KB