New starting December 1, 2020 – Licenses, Tags and Permits – Nonresident

To hunt and fish in Idaho you will need a license, and you may need a tag or permit, as well. Below is a full list of licenses, tags and permits and how much they cost for nonresident hunters and anglers.

Nonresident Prices Will Change on December 1, 2020

Prices will be in effect immediately, including for any 2020 items.

  • Access / Depredation Fee

    A license buyer is required to pay this annual fee when purchasing their first annual license of the year. It will not apply to any additional annual licenses purchased later in the year, nor is it required to purchase a daily license. More info

    • $ 10.00Access / Depredation Fee for Adult
    • $ 20.00Access / Depredation Fee for Adult - 3 Year
    • $ 4.00Access / Depredation Fee for Jr/DAV
    • $ 8.00Access / Depredation Fee for Jr/DAV - 3 Year
  • Nonresident Adult License Fees

    • $ 264.00Combination - Adult Hunting and Fishing
    • $ 788.50Combination - Adult Hunting and Fishing - 3 Year
    • $ 108.00Fishing - Adult
    • $ 320.50Fishing - Adult - 3 Year
    • $ 22.75Fishing - Daily (first day)
      Each consecutive day at initial time of purchase add $7.00.
    • $ 185.00 Hunting - Adult
      Includes 3-day fishing license.
    • $ 551.50 Hunting - Adult - 3 Year
      Includes 3-day fishing license each year.
    • $ 39.00Hunting - Nongame
    • $ 141.75Hunting - Small Game
      Upland & migratory game birds, turkey, cottontail, snowshoe hare, huntable furbearers & unprotected & predatory birds and animals. NOT valid for first 5 days of pheasant season.
    • $ 71.75Hunting - Small Game - 3-Day
      Upland & migratory game birds, turkey, cottontail, snowshoe hare, huntable furbearers & unprotected & predatory birds and animals. NOT valid for first 5 days of pheasant season. Valid for 3 consecutive days. Customer can choose start date at time of purchase. Multiple licenses can be purchased.
    • $ 44.75Salmon/Steelhead - 3-Day
      Includes 3-day general fishing license
    • $ 26.00Shooting Preserve
    • $ 187.00Taxidermist/Fur Buyer
      Available ONLY at Fish and Game Offices
    • $ 331.75Trapping
  • Nonresident Junior / Junior Mentored License Fees

    • $ 23.75Fishing - Junior (14-17 yrs)
      Nonresident youth of any age who want their own fish limit must buy a Junior fishing license.
    • $ 67.75Fishing - Junior (14-17 yrs) - 3 Year
      Nonresident youth of any age who want their own fish limit must buy a Junior fishing license.
    • $ 91.75Hunting - Junior Mentored (10-17 yrs)
      Anyone hunting with this license must be accompanied in the field by an adult license holder close enough to be within normal conversation or hearing range without shouting or the aid of electronic devices. 9-year olds may purchase this license to enter a controlled hunt, if they will be 10 years-old at the time of the hunting season.
      New! This license now includes a 3-day fishing license
    • $ 271.75Hunting - Junior Mentored (10-17 yrs) - 3 Year
      Anyone hunting with this license must be accompanied in the field by an adult license holder close enough to be within normal conversation or hearing range without shouting or the aid of electronic devices. 9-year olds may purchase this license to enter a controlled hunt, if they will be 10 years-old at the time of the hunting season.
      New! This license now includes a 3-day fishing license
  • Nonresident Disabled American Veterans (DAV) License Fees

    • $ 31.75Hunting - Disabled American Veteran (DAV)
      Must present a letter from the Veterans Affairs office showing a percentage of disability of at least 40% disability. Includes 3-day fishing.
  • Nonresident Adult Tag Fees

    • $ 231.75 Black Bear - Adult
    • $ 41.75 Reduced Bear and Second Bear - Adult
      Reduced Price To be used only in designated units, NOT Statewide. Second To be used only in designated units, NOT Statewide.
    • $ 351.75 Deer - Adult
      Subject to nonresident tag quotas. Valid to take a black bear or mountain lion, if a season is open for that species, instead of a deer where and when the deer tag is valid, and there is an open deer season in that same unit.
    • $ 651.75 Elk - Adult
      Subject to nonresident tag quotas
    • $ 204.50 Mountain Lion - Adult
    • $ 41.75 Reduced Mountain Lion and Second Mountain Lion - Adult
      Reduced Price To be used only in designated units, NOT Statewide. Second To be used only in designated units, NOT Statewide.
    • $ 74.25 Sandhill Crane
      Must have Federal Migratory Game Bird Harvest Information Program Validation on license.
    • $ 74.25 Swan
      New in 2020. More info
    • $ 88.00 Turkey and Extra Turkey - Adult
    • $ 5.00 Turkey - Special Unit
      A special unit tag may be used during general fall seasons in Units 1, 2, 3, 4, 4A, 5, 6, 7, and 9. Special Unit Tags may be purchased at any time.
    • $ 31.75 Wolf
      Expires June 30.
  • Nonresident Junior / Junior Mentored Tag Fees

    • $ 116.75 Black Bear and Second Bear - Jr.
      Mentored Extra must have either a Junior Mentored hunting or a Junior Hunting Passport. Those with a Junior Mentored hunting license must be accompanied by an adult with a tag(s) for the same species.
    • $ 176.75 Deer - Jr.
      Mentored Extra must have either a Junior Mentored hunting or a Junior Hunting Passport. Those with a Junior Mentored hunting license must be accompanied by an adult with a tag(s) for the same species.
    • $ 299.75 Elk - Jr.
      Mentored Extra must have either a Junior Mentored hunting or a Junior Hunting Passport. Those with a Junior Mentored hunting license must be accompanied by an adult with a tag(s) for the same species.
    • $ 44.75 Turkey and Extra Turkey - Jr.
      Mentored Extra must have either a Junior Mentored hunting or a Junior Hunting Passport. Those with a Junior Mentored hunting license must be accompanied by an adult with a tag(s) for the same species.
  • Nonresident Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Tag Fees

    • $ 23.75 Black Bear and Second Bear - DAV
      Disabled American Veteran (DAV) Must have a Nonresident DAV hunting license.
    • $ 23.75 Deer - DAV
      Disabled American Veteran (DAV) Must have a Nonresident DAV hunting license.
    • $ 39.75 Elk - DAV
      Disabled American Veteran (DAV) Must have a Nonresident DAV hunting license.
    • $ 19.75 Turkey and Extra Turkey - DAV
      Disabled American Veteran (DAV) Must have a Nonresident DAV hunting license.
  • Nonresident Permit Fees

    • $ 81.75 Archery
    • $ 34.75 Bear Bait
      Available ONLY at Fish and Game Offices
    • $ 17.00 Fishing - Two-pole
    • $ 301.75 Hound Hunter
      Available ONLY at Fish and Game Offices
    • $ 5.00 Migratory Bird
      Migratory Game Bird Harvest Information Program Validation. Dove, duck, goose, coot, sandhill crane and common snipe.
    • $ 81.75 Muzzleloader
    • $ 6.25 Sage/Sharp-Tailed Grouse
    • $ 28.25 Salmon or Steelhead Permit
    • $ 8.50 Turkey Controlled Hunt Permit
    • $ 56.75 Upland Game Bird Permit (18 &older)
      Required at all Pheasant Stocking Program Locations. Not required for Under 18.
  • Nonresident Disabled American Veteran (DAV) Permit Fees

    • $ 5.75 Disabled American Veteran (DAV) Archery
      Must have a nonresident DAV hunting license.
    • $ 5.75 Disabled American Veteran (DAV) Muzzleloader
      Must have a nonresident DAV hunting license.
  • Nonresident Controlled Hunt Fees

    • $ 18.00 * Controlled Hunt Application Fee (deer, elk, pronghorn, bear, turkey)
      Nonrefundable fee to apply for most NONRESIDENT controlled hunts.
    • $ 45.75 * Controlled Hunt Application Fee (moose, bighorn sheep, mountain goat)
      Nonrefundable fee to apply for moose, bighorn sheep, and mountain goat NONRESIDENT controlled hunts.
    • The following tags are only available as controlled hunts. Prices for tags with general hunts listed above.
    • $ 2,626.75 Bighorn Sheep
      Entire tag amount plus nonrefundable application fee must be submitted at time of application. (Tag Fee + Regular App. Fee = Trophy Species App. Fee) If unsuccessful, applicant is refunded all but the regular application fee.
    • $ 2,626.75 Moose
      Entire tag amount plus nonrefundable application fee must be submitted at time of application. (Tag Fee + Regular App. Fee = Trophy Species App. Fee) If unsuccessful, applicant is refunded all but the regular application fee.
    • $ 2,626.75 Mountain Goat
      Entire tag amount plus nonrefundable application fee must be submitted at time of application. (Tag Fee + Regular App. Fee = Trophy Species App. Fee) If unsuccessful, applicant is refunded all but the regular application fee.
    • $ 342.75 Pronghorn
      Applicants submit application fee to enter drawing for tags. Tag fee applies ONLY if drawn.

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