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Where and how to purchase permits | Permit Offices | Electronic Permitting Agents | Agent Locator Map | Get your HIP Number |Lifetime Permits | Permit Availabilty Status

For information on the various ways to purchase permits visit the permit offices page >>

To obtain an application you can send an email to bob.zegar@nebraska.gov requesting an application. Please include your complete name and mailing address in the e-mail message.

You may also call (402) 471-5455 to request an application over the phone.

Email permitting questions to: ngpc.permitsystem@nebraska.gov

NOTE: - All hunters planning to hunt migratory birds (ducks, geese, doves, woodcocks, snipes, coots, rails) in Nebraska during the current season are required to obtain a HIP Number. You can register for HIP online Here or by calling 877-NEHUNTS (877-634-8687).

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It's easy to purchase a Nebraska lifetime hunting, fishing, or combination permit. Simply obtain an application form from any Game and Parks Commission office or from any of the many vendors across the state or download an application. Note: The Lifetime Hunting Permit is for Upland Game not Big Game.

A Nebraska Lifetime Permit is available to Nebraska residents and nonresidents, it is the ultimate gift for any hunter or angler and in investment in the future. All funds go into escrow, with the interest being used to help support wildlife and fisheries management programs. In addition to a regular paper license, each permit or stamp comes with a handsome engraved enameled brass plate and an attractive carrying case. Get more info on LIFETIME PERMITS

Permit Types and Fees
ALL PRICES INCLUDE $1 agent fee unless noted otherwise.

Small Game Permits
Resident Annual Hunt
Resident Combination Hunt/Fish
Nonresident Annual Hunt
Nonresident 2-day Hunt*   
Nonresident Youth Hunt (15 or younger)

*Valid for two consecutive days of upland game or waterfowl hunting during a calendar year.

Deer Permits
Resident Deer (Firearm, Archery, Muzzleloader, and Season Choice)
Resident Landowner Deer
*Resident Restricted Statewide Buck
Resident Youth Deer (Ages 10-15)
Nonresident Deer (Firearm, Archery and Muzzleloader)
Nonresident Landowner Deer
Nonresident Statewide Buck
Nonresident Season Choice Deer (antlerless only)
Nonresident Youth Deer (Ages 10-15)
* Not valid for Mule Deer in Draw Units ( Frenchman, Platte, Republican)
Antelope Permits
Type Fee
Resident Antelope
Resident Landowner Antelope
Resident Youth Antelope (Ages 10-15)
Nonresident Antelope - Archery Only
Antelope Application Fee Included in Permit Fee

Elk Permits
Resident Elk *
Resident Landowner Elk
Nonresident Elk
Nonresident Landowner Elk
Elk Application Fee Included in Permit Fee
*Please submit entire amount. We will refund permit fees to unsuccessful applicants, while retaining their application fee.
Bighorn Sheep Permits
Type Fee
One Bighorn Sheep Permit issued in 2011

Turkey Permits
Type Fee
Resident Turkey
Resident Landowner Turkey
Resident Youth Turkey (15 or younger)
Nonresident Turkey
Nonresident Landowner Turkey
Nonresident Youth Turkey (15 or younger)

Furharvest Permits
Resident Fur Harvest
Nonresident Fur Harvest*

* nonresident fur harvester permit: (reciprocal - for 1,000 or less fur-bearing animals plus $15 for each additional 100 or part of 100)

Reduced Fee Permits
Senior Over-69 Hunt and Fish (renewable each year)
* Veteran 64-and-Over (renewable each year)
* Veteran Disabled (good for life, no renewal)

*Veteran Permits
Nebraska residents who are Veterans may receive a fee exempt hunting or fishing permit if they are 50 percent disabled as a result of injuries incurred in the line of duty while in the Military or receives a pension from the Veterans Administration as a result of a total Permanent disability not incurred in the line of duty in the Military Service. To obtain one of these fee exempt permits, your disability application must be signed and verified by the Veterans Service Center Manager, whose address is on the front of the Veteran's Application. These permits are Fee exempt and good for the life of the Veteran.

Nebraska residents who are Veterans may qualify for a Veteran's Hunting/Fishing Permit for a fee of $5 if they are 64 years of age or older and a Veteran that has served Active duty service other than basic training. To obtain a Veteran's permit for Hunting/Fishing you must complete an application form and return it to your nearest Nebraska Game and Parks Commission office along with a copy of your DD 214 that verifies dates of service and the $5 fee. The Veteran's permit must be renewed each year for a fee of $5.

Habitat Stamp
Aquatic Habitat Stamp
Nebraska Waterfowl Stamps

Park Entry Permits
Annual Park Entry
Duplicate Annual Park Entry
Daily Park Entry


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