Purchasing or Printing a License

Hunting and fishing licenses can be purchased using the steps below. Licenses for some species (deer, moose, elk, pronghorn, bighorn sheep, tundra swan, wild turkey) are allocated via lottery.

 

NOTES:

  • During the purchase/application process, do not use your browser's back button to navigate to previous pages. Always use the buttons provided within the webpage itself.
  • You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser in order to use the online services system.

 

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Buy and Apply Page Links
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Buy and Apply page links screenshot

To purchase a new license or to print an existing license, either click on one of the links in the "Licensing" section of the "Buy and Apply" page...

 

Buy and Apply

My Account Page Links
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Homepage links screenshot

...or click on the "Purchase Additional Licenses" or "Print/Download Licenses" link on the "My Account" page.

My Account

Select Licensee(s)
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Licensee selection page screenshot

You can purchase a license for yourself or for family and friends on this page. If you wish to purchase for a family member or friend, you must have all necessary profile information for that person. Once you have purchased a license for another person, that person will be listed automatically on this page. This allows you to purchase for that person in the future without needing to reenter all their information.

Residency Confirmation
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Residency Confirmation page screenshot

Every time you purchase a license you will be asked to verify residency. This is to verify eligibility for resident licenses and prices. You may also review and edit your contact information from this page.

License Selection
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License selection page screenshot

On the license selection page you will be given a list of licenses for which you are eligible. On the left side of the page you will see a running total for the licenses you select. In some cases, selecting a license may cause other licenses selections to become unavailable. For instance, if you select a combination license, the fishing licenses will become unavailable, because the combination license includes fishing.

Supply Neccessary Data for License Purchase
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Additional data request screenshot

At this point in the purchase process, if any personal data required for the license you wish to purchase is missing, you will be asked to provide that data. If all required data is already on file, you will be taken the order review screen.

Verify Order
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Order review screenshot

On the order review screen you will be able to delete or edit the order, checkout, or continue shopping.

Payment
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Credit Card Information page screenshot

Enter your payment information and click "Submit".

Download or Print License
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Purchase Summary page screenshot

You can download or print your license from the "Purchase Summary" (receipt) screen after submitting your payment.

Reprint or Download
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Reprint or download from My Account page screenshot

Once purchased, you can reprint or download your current year's license from your "My Account" homepage.

Example License
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Screenshot of a sample license

If you still have questions about or problems purchasing or printing a license after reviewing this tutorial, please contact the Department at 701-328-6300 or ndgf@nd.gov.