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How to Get a Hunting License

Watch more Personal Firearms videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn what to do to get your hunting license by using this guide. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Determine type of license Determine what type of license you need. Factors to consider include your age, experience, and the type of wildlife you intend to hunt. Tip Check online with your state's Department of Natural Resources or Wildlife Department for restrictions and qualifications. Step 2: Visit a location Go to an authorized vendor, such as an outdoor supplies store, big box store, or a firearm supply store. You can also visit your state's Department of Natural Resources or Wildlife Department office to get your license. Step 3: Bring your ID Bring your state identification card or your driver's license when you purchase a hunting permit in person. Most states allow persons under 17-years old to get a license with an ID, but requirements vary by region. Step 4: Use a previous permit Use a previous year's permit to get a new license if you forgot your ID, don't have one, or would just like to renew without any changes. Tip Some states offer a lifetime pass to eliminate the hassle of renewing each year. Step 5: Purchase online Purchase your hunting license online through your state's website using a credit card if you can't go in person. Tip Most states will e-mail your license, which you can print, but some will mail it. Plan ahead in you're in a rush. Step 6: Plan for cost Plan to spend between $10 and $150 per permit depending on the season, weapon, and type of game. Happy hunting! Did You Know? The Quagga was a half horse, half Zebra subspecies that was hunted to extinction in Africa in the 1870s.
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