Ways to buy a license

January 24, 2018

First check out the licensing information under the activity you wish to do (fishing, crabbing & clamming, big game hunting or game bird hunting) to figure out which licenses, tags, endorsements or permits you need. Then you can either buy online, through an ODFW office, or through one of our point of sale partners who is local to you. 

Online license sales - fast, easy and secure

New Electronic Licensing System (ELS) coming for 2019Find out more

What you need

Have your previous or current hunting and / or fishing licenses, social security number and credit card information ready and visit the secure online sales license site

Credit cards, fees and payment

ODFW accepts VISA and MasterCard to pay for your license and related documents. Online license fees are the same as fees paid at an ODFW licensing agent or an ODFW office. An additional $2.00 shipping and handling fee applies to online purchases, except for instant fulfillment items. There is only one fee per transaction, regardless of how many items are purchased.

Note: If you are a Non-U.S. citizen without a driver license or social security number, please call ODFW Licensing at (503) 947-6101 during office hours.

No refund on licensing documents.

Delivery options

There are three delivery methods for licensing documents: instant, temporary and postal. Delivery depends on what you buy.

  • Instant delivery lets you print and use the document immediately.
  • Temporary delivery allows you to print and use a temporary document to hunt or fish. Your permanent document will be shipped within 10 days.
  • Postal delivery allows you to print a receipt only. It cannot be used to fish or hunt. The document you purchased will be shipped within 10 days.

License documents not received in the mail must be reported to ODFW Licensing, 503-947-6101 during office hours, Mon. to Fri. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST.

Great deals for kids!

Youth License: $10 
Same price for resident and non-resident youth ages 12-17, includes Angling, Hunting, Shellfish, and Columbia River Basin Endorsement. Add a Youth Combined Angling Tag for $5.

Youth Sports Pac: $55
Includes Combination Angling, Hunting, Shellfish License; Combined Angling Tag; Spring Turkey, Cougar, General or Controlled Bear Tag, General or Controlled Deer and Elk Tag; Upland Bird and Waterfowl Validations; Columbia River Basin Endorsement.

ODFW offices that sell licenses






Bend ODFW - Bend 61374 Parrell Rd 541-388-6363 Directions
Central Point ODFW - Central Point 1495 E Gregory Rd 541-826-8774 Directions
Charleston ODFW - Charleston 63538 Boat Basin Dr 541-888-5515 Directions
Clackamas ODFW - Clackamas 17330 SE Evelyn 971-673-6000 Directions
Corvallis ODFW - Corvallis 7118 NE Vandenberg Ave 541-757-4186 Directions
Salem ODFW - Headquarters 4034 Fairview Industrial Drive SE 503-947-6101 Directions
Hines ODFW - Hines 237 S Hines Blvd 541-573-6582 Directions
La Grande ODFW - La Grande 107 20th St 541-963-2138 Directions
Newport ODFW - Newport 2040 SE Marine Science Dr 541-867-4741 Directions
Roseburg ODFW - Roseburg 4192 N Umpqua Hwy 541-440-3353 Directions
Portland ODFW - Sauvie Island 18330 NW Sauvie Island Rd 503-621-3488 Directions
Springfield ODFW - Springfield 3150 E Main 541-726-3515 Directions
Tillamook ODFW - Tillamook 4909 3rd St 503-842-2741 Directions
Astoria ODFW Astoria 9:00-12:30 2001 Marine Drive Room 120 503-325-2462 Directions


ODFW license agents

We know it's not easy for everyone to make it to one of our offices that sell licenses during business hours, so we've partnered with point of sale agents across the state. Check out this pdf to find one near you.

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