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Resident Sportsman’s License (RS)
Entitles the holder to hunt all game species using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license. $25.00 Online
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Resident Wildlife Conservation License (HNT)
Entitles the holder to hunt furbearers, migratory birds, quail, rabbit and squirrel and take one deer. Valid through June 30. One deer tag is included with this license. $10.50 Online
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General WMA Hunter Use Permit
Additional permit required to hunt any wildlife species, camp or fish on any AGFC-controlled WMA. Valid through June 30. Other permits may also be required to hunt deer or turkey on these areas. Not required of youths under 16. Free Online
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Resident Trapper’s Permit (TP)
Entitles the holder of a resident hunting license to trap furbearers. Valid through June 30. Not required to hunt furbearers. Free Online
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Resident Hunting Guide License (GLH)
Entitles a resident to guide, aid or assist another person, for pay or other consideration, in taking any species of wildlife on land which is NOT commission-owned or controlled, including WMAs, WDAs and WRAs. The GLH does not include hunting privileges. Expiration date is June 30. $25.00 Regional Offices
Resident Special Hunting Guide License (GLS)
Entitles a resident to the same privileges as the GLH, plus the privilege to guide, aid or assist another person, for pay or other consideration, in taking any species of wildlife, except waterfowl, on all commission-owned or controlled WMAs, WDAs and WRAs. The GLS does not include hunting privileges. Proof of residency in the state of Arkansas for one year prior to the application date is required. Expiration date is June 30. $150.00 Regional Offices
Deferred Hunter Education License (DHE)
A one-year permit that allows a person without hunter-education certification to legally hunt. It may be renewed each year. Free Online
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Nonresident Annual All Game Hunting License (NBG)
Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, including bear, using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license. $350.00 Online
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Nonresident 5-Day All Game Hunting License (AG5)
Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, except bear, for the five-day period specified. Three deer tags or two turkey tags are included with this license. $180.00 Online
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Nonresident 3-Day All Game Hunting License (AG3)
Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, except bear, for the three-day period specified. Two deer tags or two turkey tags are included with this license. $125.00 Online
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Nonresident 1-Day All Game Hunting License (AG1)
Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, except bear, for the one-day period specified. One deer tag or one turkey tag is included with this license. $55.00 Online
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Nonresident Annual Small Game Hunting License (NRH)
Entitles the holder to hunt migratory birds, quail, rabbits, squirrels and furbearers. Valid through June 30. $110.00 Online
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Nonresident 5-Day Small Game Hunting License (SG5)
Entitles the holder to hunt migratory birds, quail, rabbits, squirrels and furbearers for the five-day period specified. $70.00 Online
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Nonresident Trapper’s Permit (NFT)
Entitles the holder of a nonresident hunting license to trap furbearers. Valid through June 30. Not required to hunt furbearers. $125.00 Online
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Nonresident Hunting Guide License (GNH)
Entitles a nonresident to guide, aid or assist another person, for pay or other consideration, in taking any species of wildlife on land which is NOT commission-owned or controlled, including WMAs, WDAs and WRAs. The GNH does not include hunting privileges. Expiration date is June 30. $150.00 Regional Offices
Arkansas Waterfowl Stamp - Resident (DSR)
Entitles hunting license holders to hunt waterfowl. Youths under 16 and holders of a nonexpiring $1,000 Lifetime Resident Sportsman’s Permit do not need a state waterfowl stamp. Stamp must be signed across the face in ink. Hunters who purchase their Federal Duck Stamp online may use the confirmation number given at the time of purchase for a 45-day grace period, while the actual stamp is being mailed. Valid through June 30. Federal Duck Stamp and HIP registration also are required to hunt waterfowl. $7.00 Online
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Arkansas Waterfowl Stamp - Nonresident (DSN)
Entitles hunting license holders to hunt waterfowl. Youths under 16 and holders of a nonexpiring $1,000 Lifetime Resident Sportsman’s Permit do not need a state waterfowl stamp. Stamp must be signed across the face in ink. Hunters who purchase their Federal Duck Stamp online may use the confirmation number given at the time of purchase for a 45-day grace period, while the actual stamp is being mailed. Valid through June 30. Federal Duck Stamp and HIP registration also are required to hunt waterfowl. $35.00 Online
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Harvest Information Program Registration (HIP)
Hunters 16 or older are required to carry proof of Arkansas Harvest Information Program (HIP) registration when hunting ducks, geese, doves, coots, woodcocks, snipe, rails, gallinules or moorhens. Free Online
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Federal Duck Stamp
Hunters 16 or older must have a signed Federal Duck Stamp on their person while hunting any migratory waterfowl. Hunters who purchase their Federal Duck Stamp online or at a dealer may use the confirmation number given at the time of purchase for a 45-day grace period, while the actual stamp is being mailed. Expires June 30. $25.00


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Nonresident WMA Waterfowl 5-Day Permit (NW5)
Entitles holder to hunt waterfowl on certain Commission-owned WMAs for the five-day period specified. Hunters also must have any valid nonresident hunting license, valid nonresident duck stamp and current HIP registration for Arkansas. Hunter must specify WMA for which permit is being used. Hunters may only purchase six Nonresident WMA Waterfowl 5-Day Permits per waterfowl season. $35.50

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65 Plus Lifetime Hunting License | Icon Application for 65-Plus Lifetime License (128.0 KB)
Entitles Arkansas residents 65 or older to the privileges of the Resident Sportsman’s License. A Resident Trapper’s Permit is required to trap furbearers. HIP registration is required to hunt migratory game birds. To hunt waterfowl, a state lifetime waterfowl permit (purchased once after age 65) and federal waterfowl stamps are required in addition to HIP. Proof of applicant’s age and 60 days of Arkansas residency are required to apply for this license. This license is available from the AGFC Little Rock Office and AGFC regional offices. $25.00 Regional Offices
65 Plus Lifetime Combination License | Icon Application for 65-Plus Lifetime License (128.0 KB)
Entitles Arkansas residents 65 or older to the privileges of the resident Sportsman’s License (hunting) and the Resident Fisheries Conservation License. A Resident Trapper’s Permit is required to trap furbearers. HIP registration is required to hunt migratory game birds. To hunt waterfowl, a state lifetime waterfowl permit (purchased once after age 65) and federal waterfowl stamps are required in addition to HIP. A lifetime trout permit (purchased once after age 65) must be purchased to fish in certain waters. Proof of age and proof of residency for the past 60 days must be furnished. This license is available from the AGFC Little Rock Office and AGFC regional offices. $35.50 Regional Offices
65 Plus Lifetime Waterfowl Permit | Icon Application for 65-Plus Lifetime State Waterfowl Permit (128.0 KB)
The lifetime waterfowl permit is available from the AGFC Little Rock Office and AGFC regional offices. If you wish to purchase a license in person, bring proof of your age, such as a driver’s license, birth certificate or military record and proof of 60 days of Arkansas residency, in the form of an Arkansas driver’s license or state I.D. card. $7.00 Regional Offices
Nonexpiring Lifetime Resident Hunting and Fishing Sportsman’s Permit | Icon Application for Lifetime Resident Hunting and Fishing Sportsman's Permit (1.5 MB)
Entitles purchasers of any age to the privileges of the Resident Sportsman’s License (hunting) and the Resident Fisheries Conservation License (fishing). Fees for trout permits, leased lands permits, alligator permits, elk permits, state waterfowl stamps and wildlife management area permit hunts are waived with this license. License holders must apply, however, for WMA hunts, be successfully drawn and return notification of acceptance before being issued a permit. HIP registration is required to hunt migratory game birds. To hunt waterfowl, federal waterfowl stamps are required in addition to HIP. This license is available from the AGFC Little Rock Office. $1000.00 AGFC Headquarters
Resident 3-Year Disability Hunting License (RDH) | Icon Application for Resident 3-Year Disabled License (129.2 KB)
Entitles all totally and permanently disabled persons privileges of the Resident Sportsman's License. Annual Harvest Information Program (HIP) registration is required to hunt migratory game birds. To hunt waterfowl, state and federal waterfowl stamps also are required. Disability certification from Social Security Administration, Veteran's Affairs or Railroad Retirement and proof of 60 days Arkansas residency is required. Valid for three years from date of purchase; recertification is required for license renewal. This license is available from the AGFC Little Rock Office. $25.00 Regional Offices
Resident 3-Year Disability Combination License (RDC) | Icon Application for Resident 3-Year Disabled License (129.2 KB)
Entitles all totally and permanently disabled persons privileges of the Resident Sportsman's License (hunting) and the Resident Fisheries Conservation License (fishing). Harvest Information Program (HIP) registration is required to hunt migratory game birds. To hunt waterfowl, state and federal waterfowl stamps are also required. A trout permit must be purchased to fish in certain waters. Disability certification from Social Security Administration, Veteran's Affairs or Railroad Retirement and proof of 60 days Arkansas residency is required. Valid for three years from date of purchase; recertification is required for license renewal. This license is available from the AGFC Little Rock Office. $35.50 Regional Offices
Mobility Impairment Access Permit | Icon Application for Mobility-Impaired Access Permit (25.5 KB)
Mobility impaired classification: cannot walk without the permanent use of a brace, cane, crutch, prosthetic device, wheelchair, or walker; permanently restricted by lung disease to such an extent that the person’s forced (respiratory) expiratory volume for one second, when measured by spirometry, is less than one (1) liter, or the arterial oxygen tension is less than (60) mm/hg on room air at rest; permanent condition which requires the use of portable oxygen or that the person’s functional limitations are classified in severity as Class III or Class IV according to standards set by The American Heart Association. This license is available from the AGFC Little Rock Office. Free Regional Offices