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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 15. Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Chapter 20. Definitions and Miscellaneous: in General
1/27/2020

4VAC15-20-65. Hunting, Trapping, and Fishing License and Permit Fees.

In accordance with the authority of the board under subdivision 16 of § 29.1-103 of the Code of Virginia, the following fees are established for hunting, trapping, and fishing licenses and permits:

Virginia Resident Licenses to Hunt

Type license

Fee

One-year Resident License to Hunt, for licensees 16 years of age or older

$22.00

Two-year Resident License to Hunt, for licensees 16 years of age or older

$43.00

Three-year Resident License to Hunt, for licensees 16 years of age or older

$64.00

Four-year Resident License to Hunt, for licensees 16 years of age or older

$85.00

County or City Resident License to Hunt in County or City of Residence Only, for licensees 16 years of age or older

$15.00

Resident Senior Citizen Annual License to Hunt, for licensees 65 years of age or older

$8.00

Resident Junior License to Hunt, for licensees 12 through 15 years of age, optional for licensees younger than 12 years of age

$7.50

Resident Youth Combination License to Hunt, and to hunt bear, deer, and turkey, to hunt with archery equipment during archery hunting season, and to hunt with muzzleloading guns during muzzleloading hunting season, for licensees younger than 16 years of age

$15.00

Resident Sportsman License to Hunt and Freshwater Fish, and to hunt bear, deer, and turkey, to hunt with archery equipment during archery hunting season, to hunt with muzzleloading guns during muzzleloading hunting season, to fish in designated stocked trout waters (also listed under Virginia Resident Licenses to Fish)

$99.00

Resident Hunting License for Partially Disabled Veterans

$11.00

Resident Infant Lifetime License to Hunt

$130.00

Resident Junior Lifetime License to Hunt, for licensees younger than 12 years of age at the time of purchase

$260.00

Resident Lifetime License to Hunt, for licensees at the time of purchase:

through 44 years of age

$265.00

45 through 50 years of age

$215.00

51 through 55 years of age

$165.00

56 through 60 years of age

$115.00

61 through 64 years of age

$65.00

65 years of age and older

$25.00

Totally and Permanently Disabled Resident Special Lifetime License to Hunt

$15.00

Service-Connected Totally and Permanently Disabled Veteran Resident Lifetime License to Hunt or Freshwater Fish (also listed under Virginia Resident Licenses to Fish)

no fee

Virginia Resident Licenses for Additional Hunting Privileges

Type license or permit

Fee

Resident Deer and Turkey Hunting License, for licensees 16 years of age or older

$22.00

Resident Junior Deer and Turkey Hunting License, for licensees younger than 16 years of age

$7.50

Resident Archery License to Hunt with archery equipment during archery hunting season

$17.00

Resident Bear Hunting License

$20.00

Resident Muzzleloading License to Hunt during muzzleloading hunting season

$17.00

Resident Bonus Deer Permit

$17.00

Resident Fox Hunting License to hunt foxes on horseback with hounds without firearms (not required of an individual holding a general License to Hunt)

$22.00

Virginia Nonresident Licenses to Hunt

Type license

Fee

Nonresident License to Hunt, for licensees 16 years of age or older

$110.00

Nonresident Three-Day Trip License to Hunt

$59.00

Nonresident Youth License to Hunt, for licensees:

younger than 12 years of age

$12.00

12 through 15 years of age

$15.00

Nonresident Youth Combination License to Hunt, and to hunt bear, deer, and turkey, to hunt with archery equipment during archery hunting season, and to hunt with muzzleloading guns during muzzleloading hunting season, for licensees younger than 16 years of age

$30.00

Nonresident Annual Hunting License for Partially Disabled Veterans

$55.00

Nonresident Annual Hunting License for Totally and Permanently Disabled Veterans

$27.50

Nonresident Infant Lifetime License to Hunt

$275.00

Nonresident Lifetime License to Hunt

$580.00

Virginia Nonresident Licenses for Additional Hunting Privileges

Type license or permit

Fee

Nonresident Deer and Turkey Hunting License, for licensees:

16 years of age or older

$85.00

12 through 15 years of age

$15.00

younger than 12 years of age

$12.00

Nonresident Bear Hunting License

$150.00

Nonresident Archery License to Hunt with archery equipment during archery hunting season

$30.00

Nonresident Muzzleloading License to Hunt during muzzleloading hunting season

$30.00

Nonresident Shooting Preserve License to Hunt within the boundaries of a licensed shooting preserve

$22.00

Nonresident Bonus Deer Permit

$30.00

Nonresident Fox Hunting License to hunt foxes on horseback with hounds without firearms (not required of an individual holding a general License to Hunt)

$110.00

Miscellaneous Licenses or Permits to Hunt

Type license or permit

Fee

Waterfowl Hunting Stationary Blind in Public Waters License

$22.50

Waterfowl Hunting Floating Blind in Public Waters License

$40.00

Foxhound Training Preserve License

$17.00

Public Access Lands for Sportsmen Permit to Hunt, Trap, or Fish on Designated Lands (also listed under Miscellaneous Licenses or Permits to Fish)

$17.00

Virginia Resident and Nonresident Licenses to Trap

Type license

Fee

One-year Resident License to Trap, for licensees 16 years of age or older

$45.00

Two-year Resident License to Trap, for licensees 16 years of age or older

$89.00

Three-year Resident License to Trap, for licensees 16 years of age or older

$133.00

Four-year Resident License to Trap, for licensees 16 years of age or older

$177.00

County or City Resident License to Trap in County or City of Residence Only

$20.00

Resident Junior License to Trap, for licensees younger than 16 years of age

$10.00

Resident Senior Citizen License to Trap, for licensees 65 years of age or older

$8.00

Resident Senior Citizen Lifetime License to Trap, for licensees 65 years of age or older

$25.00

Totally and Permanently Disabled Resident Special Lifetime License to Trap

$15.00

Service-Connected Totally and Permanently Disabled Veteran Resident Lifetime License to Trap

$15.00

Nonresident License to Trap

$205.00

Virginia Resident Licenses to Fish

Type license

Fee

One-year Resident License to Freshwater Fish

$22.00

Two-year Resident License to Freshwater Fish

$43.00

Three-year Resident License to Freshwater Fish

$64.00

Four-year Resident License to Freshwater Fish

$85.00

County or City Resident License to Freshwater Fish in County or City of Residence Only

$15.00

Resident License to Freshwater Fish, for licensees 65 years of age or older

$8.00

Resident License to Fish in Designated Stocked Trout Waters

$22.00

Resident License to Freshwater and Saltwater Fish

$38.50

Resident License to Freshwater Fish for Five Consecutive Days

$13.00

Resident License to Freshwater and Saltwater Fish for Five Consecutive Days

$23.00

Resident Sportsman License to Hunt and Freshwater Fish, and to hunt bear, deer, and turkey, to hunt with archery equipment during archery hunting season, to hunt with muzzleloading guns during muzzleloading hunting season, to fish in designated stocked trout waters (also listed under Virginia Resident Licenses to Hunt)

$99.00

Resident Fishing License for Partially Disabled Veterans

$11.00

Resident Infant Lifetime License to Fish

$130.00

Resident Special Lifetime License to Freshwater Fish, for licensees at the time of purchase:

through 44 years of age

$265.00

45 through 50 years of age

$215.00

51 through 55 years of age

$165.00

56 through 60 years of age

$115.00

61 through 64 years of age

$65.00

65 years of age and older

$25.00

Resident Special Lifetime License to Fish in Designated Stocked Trout Waters, for licensees at the time of purchase:

through 44 years of age

$265.00

45 through 50 years of age

$215.00

51 through 55 years of age

$165.00

56 through 60 years of age

$115.00

61 through 64 years of age

$65.00

65 years of age and older

$25.00

Totally and Permanently Disabled Resident Special Lifetime License to Freshwater Fish

$15.00

Service-Connected Totally and Permanently Disabled Veteran Resident Lifetime License to Hunt and Freshwater Fish (also listed under Virginia Resident Licenses to Hunt)

no fee

Virginia Nonresident Licenses to Fish

Type license

Fee

Nonresident License to Freshwater Fish

$46.00

Nonresident License to Freshwater Fish in Designated Stocked Trout Waters

$46.00

Nonresident License to Freshwater and Saltwater Fish

$70.00

Nonresident Fishing License for Partially Disabled Veterans

$23.00

Nonresident Annual Fishing License for Totally and Permanently Disabled Veterans

$11.50

Nonresident License to Freshwater Fish for One Day

$7.00

Nonresident License to Freshwater Fish for Five Consecutive Days

$20.00

Nonresident License to Freshwater and Saltwater Fish for Five Consecutive Days

$30.00

Nonresident Infant Lifetime License to Fish

$275.00

Nonresident Special Lifetime License to Freshwater Fish

$580.00

Nonresident Special Lifetime License to in Fish in Designated Stocked Trout Waters

$580.00

Miscellaneous Licenses or Permits to Fish

Type license or permit

Fee

Permit to Fish for One Day at Board-Designated Stocked Trout Fishing Areas with Daily Use Fees

$7.00

Public Access Lands for Sportsmen Permit to Hunt, Trap, or Fish on Designated Lands (also listed under Miscellaneous Licenses or Permits to Hunt)

$17.00

Special Guest Fishing License

$60.00

Statutory Authority

§§ 29.1-103 and 29.1-501 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 22, Issue 22, eff. July 1, 2006; amended, Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 25, eff. August 1, 2009; Volume 27, Issue 23, eff. July 1, 2011; Volume 28, Issue 10, eff. January 1, 2012; Volume 29, Issue 25, eff. August 15, 2013; Volume 30, Issue 24, eff. August 1, 2014; Volume 31, Issue 25, eff. August 1, 2015; Volume 35, Issue 22, eff. July 1, 2019.

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