The 2013 Legislature passed a bill that allows for the salvage of deer, elk, moose, and antelope killed as a result of a collision with a motor vehicle. The bill allows a permit to be issued for the salvage of ONLY deer, elk, moose and antelope. [Learn more]
A new Montana law allows residents and nonresidents to donate their hunting license to a disabled military veteran or disabled active duty service member who is working with an organization that uses hunting as part of the rehabilitation process. [Learn more]
The hunting districts listed in the document below have Surplus licenses or permits available. These will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis beginning August 5, 2013. Licenses and permits must be purchased online or over the counter at local license providers or by mail-in application. Please check the 2013 Deer, Elk and Antelope regulations for details on the districts such as prerequisites, season dates and area restrictions before applying.
The Fish & Wildlife Licensing and Funding Advisory Council will evaluate Montana's system of funding fish and wildlife management through the sale of fishing and hunting licenses. [Learn more]
License and permit deadlines, costs, availability, and other details are available for each species and permit type:
Hunters have four options to obtain a license or apply for special drawings:
There are several places to find a paper (or printable) application which you may either mail in or take to a Regional Office to apply for your license or permit:
Use MyFWP to check on licensing questions such as: