Game Bird Hunting

Licensing Info

Game bird seasons in Oregon run from July 1 to June 30, which means you'll need to purchase new upland and waterfowl validations before you hunt again in the fall.

2018-19 Game Bird License, Tag, and Permit Fees

Annual Licenses

Hunting

Resident $33.50
Nonresident $167.00

Combination Angling and Hunting

Resident $69.00
Nonresident N/A

Sports Pac

includes fishing, shellfish and hunting license; combine angling tag; spring turkey, cougar,
general or controlled bear tag, elk and deer tags; upland bird and waterfowl validations

Resident $188.50
Resident with Columbia River Basin Endorsement $198.25
Nonresident N/A

Landowner (valid only for game birds on their own property)

Resident FREE
Nonresident N/A

3-Day License

 for game birds and crows (for hunters 18 and older)
valid for most species with a nonresident game bird validation

Resident N/A
Nonresident $31.50

Permits and Validations

Migratory Game Bird HIP Validation

valid July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018
Resident/Nonresident FREE

Upland Game Bird Validation

for resident hunters 18 and older
valid July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018: $9.00
valid July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019: $9.50
Nonresident N/A

Waterfowl Validation

for resident hunters 18 and older
valid July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018: $12.50
valid July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019: Resident $13.00
Nonresident N/A

Nonresident Game Bird Validation

for nonresident hunters 18 and older
valid July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018: $41.50
valid July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019:  $43.00

Band-tailed Pigeon Permit

Resident/Nonresident $2.00

Sage-Grouse Permit

Resident/Nonresident $2.00

Brant Permit

Resident/Nonresident $2.00

Sea Duck Permit

Resident/Nonresident $2.00

Northwest OR Goose Permit

Resident/Nonresident $2.00

Tags

Turkey (Spring or Fall)

Resident $25.50
Nonresident $87.50

Western Oregon Fee Pheasant

Resident/Nonresident $17.00

Youth Licenses

Youth License ages 12-17

includes angling, hunting, shellfish, and Columbia River Basin Endorsement
Resident/Nonresident $10.00

Youth Sports Pac

includes fishing, shellfish and hunting license; combine angling tag; spring turkey, cougar,
general or controlled bear tag, elk and deer tags; upland bird and waterfowl validations

Resident $55.00
Nonresident N/A

Youth Game Bird Hunting License

ages 11 and younger
Resident/Nonresident FREE

Youth Validations and Tags

Youth Upland Game Bird Validation ages 12-17

valid July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018
Resident/Nonresident $4.00

Youth Waterfowl Validation ages 12-17

valid July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018
Resident/Nonresident $4.00

Youth Turkey (Spring or Fall)

Resident/Nonresident $10.50

Disabled Veteran and Uniformed Service Member Licenses and Tags

Uniformed Services Hunting

Resident $17.00
Nonresident $33.50

Disabled Veteran Combination Angling and Hunting**

 includes Columbia River Basin Endorsement
Resident FREE
Nonresident N/A
Resident Disabled Veteran License Application

Uniformed Services Turkey Tag

Resident/Nonresident $25.50

Resident Senior and Pioneer Licenses

Senior Hunting

age 70 and 5 years Oregon residency
Resident $21.50
Nonresident N/A

Senior Combination Angling and Hunting

 age 70 and 5 years Oregon residency
Resident $44.50
Nonresident N/A

Pioneer Combination

age 65 and 50 years Oregon residency;
includes fishing and hunting licenses, and Columbia River Basin Endorsement 

Resident $6.00
Nonresident N/A
Pioneer License Application 

Other Permits and Applications

Duplicate license, tag, permit

$25.50

Wildlife Area Parking Permit

Daily $10.00
Annual $30.00

Controlled Hunt Application - Game Birds

$4.00

Wildlife Area Reservation Daily Hunt Permits

$2.00

Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Permit - Nonmotorized Boats

Resident/Nonresident$7.00

Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Permit - Motorized Boats

Resident N/A
Nonresident $22.00

Oregon Disabilities Hunting and Fishing Permit**

Resident/Nonresident FREE
Oregon Disabilities Hunting and Fishing Permit

*Applicable validations, permits, and tags are required along with this hunting license.
** Applicable licenses and tags are still required.

Additional Resources

Check the waterfowl harvest statistics for several popular wildlife areas.

Finding a place to hunt can be a challenge -- even in a state that's 50 percent public land. This map will help you find access for your next hunt.

Check preference points, application results and report hunts.