Small game hunting licenses

Washington is home to hundreds of fish and wildlife species and scores of diverse fishing, hunting and wildlife viewing opportunities. You can purchase a license or parking pass online to start enjoying these opportunities.

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Small game license costs

License typeResidentNon-residentResident seniorYouth under 16Resident disabled*Non-resident disabled veteran*
Small Game$40.50$183.50$40.50$18.50$18.50$40.50
Small Game Discount ***$22.00$96.80$22.00$8.80$8.80$22.00
3-Day Small Game----$68.00---------------
Turkey Tag #1$15.90$44.50$15.90FREE$15.90$44.50
Additional Turkey Tags$15.90$66.50$15.90$11.50$15.90$66.50
Migratory Bird Permit$17.00$17.00$17.00FREE$17.00$17.00
Western WA Pheasant Permit$84.50$167.00$84.50$40.50$40.50$84.50
Western WA Pheasant-3 Day Permit$40.50$79.00$40.50----$40.50$40.50
Migratory Bird Authorization$13.20$13.20$13.20$3.30$13.20$13.20
Special Hunt Permit Applications-Turkey$7.10$110.50$7.10$3.80$7.10$110.50

*Defining disabled hunters and fishers

RCW 77.32.480 Reduced rate licenses.

Upon approved disability application, combination fishing and hunting licenses shall be issued at a reduced or Resident rate for the following individuals:

  1. A resident sixty-five years old or older who is an honorably discharged veteran of the United States armed forces having a service-connected disability;
  2. A resident who is an honorably discharged veteran of the United States armed forces with a thirty percent or more service-connected disability;
  3. A resident with a disability who permanently uses a wheelchair;
  4. A resident who is blind or visually impaired; and
  5. A resident with a developmental disability as defined in RCW 71A.10.020 with documentation of the disability certified by a physician licensed to practice in this state.
  6. A Non Resident who qualify under 1 and 2 above as a Disabled Veteran shall be issued a combination fishing license and/or any hunting license at the same cost charged to a nondisabled Washington resident for the same license.

*** To receive the discounted rate for small game, the small game licenses must be purchased at the same time as a big game license package is purchased.

Residency requirements 

Per WAC 220-220-050, to qualify as a Washington resident you must meet certain criteria:

  • Maintained a permanent place of abode within the state for at least 90 days preceding license purchase;
  • Washington driver’s license; 
  • Washington identification card; or 
  • Military ID with a copy of orders showing Washington as your duty station.

If you do not have the above, you may need to contact WDFW Licensing to provide other documentation. To qualify for a resident license in Washington, you must not be licensed to fish or hunt as a resident in another state.