Hunting in Pennsylvania forest?

Licensing is required by law.

Hunting License Fees

  • Current year hunting licenses are available July 1 and are valid through June 30 of the following year.
  • License costs include a $1.00 issuing fee.
  • All replacement licenses cost $6.97.
  • Fees vary depending upon the type of license and whether you are a resident or nonresident.

For detailed information on specific license types and issuing agents, please contact the State License Division directly at 717-787-2084.

Type of LicenseAgesCost
Resident Adult Hunting 17 - 64$20.97
Resident Junior Hunting 12 - 16$6.97
Resident Jr Combo Hunting * 12 - 16$9.97
Resident Senior Hunting 65 - up$13.97
Resident Landowner Hunting$4.97
Resident Disabled Vet. Hunting (Service Connected)No Charge
Nonresident Hunting 17 - up$101.97
Nonresident Junior Hunting12 - 16$41.97
Nonresident Jr. Combo Hunting * 12 - 16$51.97
Nonresident 7-day Small Game Hunting12 - up$31.97
Resident Senior Lifetime Hunting (Application Provided)65 - up$51.97
Resident Sr. Life. Combo Hunting * (Application Provided)65 - up$101.97
Military Hunting**$2.97
*Combo license includes: hunting, furtaker, archery and muzzleloader
** Active Military or those who apply within 60 days of discharge.
Type of LicenseAgesCost
Resident Adult Furtaker17 - 64$20.97
Resident Junior Furtaker12 - 16$6.97
Resident Senior Furtaker65 - up$13.97
Resident Senior Lifetime Furtaker65 - up$51.97
Resident Disabled Vet. FurtakerNo Charge
Nonresident Furtaker17 - up$81.97
Nonresident Junior Furtaker12 - 16$41.97
Type of LicenseCost
Archery License - Resident $16.97
Muzzleloader License - Resident $11.97
Migratory Game Bird License - Resident $3.97
Bear License - Resident $16.97
Antlerless Deer License - Resident $6.97
Surplus License - Resident $6.97
Armed Forces License - Resident $6.97
Disabled Veteran's License - Resident $6.97
Landowner's License - Resident $6.97
Archery License - Nonresident $26.97
Muzzleloader License - Nonresident $21.97
Migratory Game Bird License - Nonresident $6.97
Bear License - Nonresident $36.97
Antlerless Deer License - Nonresident $26.97
Surplus License - Nonresident $26.97
Landowner's License - Nonresident $26.97

2020-2021 Pocket Guide of Seasons & Bag Limits.

Click here for a printable PDF from the PA Game Commission.

Question about your hunting licensing?

Erica Rocchi Brusselars, Allegheny County Treasurer

Allegheny County Courthouse, Room 108, 436 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA  15219  |  PHONE: 412-350-4100