Most big game hunters must purchase their tag -- online or at an ODFW office or license vendor -- no later than the day before the hunt begins. Hunters can get tags after the sale deadline by visiting an ODFW office and paying a $25.50 fee.
There are two ways to purchase licenses, tags, permits or other documents:
Great for people who want to buy at home, and/or carry their documents on their smartphone
* Wildlife Area Parking Permits are not available for download and must be printed.
To learn more about electronic licensing system, duplicate licenses, buying a license for others, and what happens if your smartphone dies or you’re out of cell phone range, see our FAQs.
Great for people who don’t use a computer or smartphone
*If you have none of these items, ask the agent to try to find you in the system or call ODFW Licensing at (503) 947-6101.
If you have questions about the new licensing system, duplicate licenses, buying licenses for others, tagging an animal or whether you’ll be asked to verify your account, visit our FAQs.
Most big game hunters must purchase their tag no later than the day before the hunt begins. (For bear and cougar, the deadline is the day before Western Oregon rifle deer season opens).
ODFW created an exception to this rule to help hunters who forgot about the deadline or couldn’t get their tag on time. Here’s how it works:
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