Online License and Permit Agent


Welcome to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Online License and Permit Agent site. This site will allow you to purchase Elk Drawing Applications, Hunting Licenses, Fishing Licenses, and various permits, for yourself or as a gift for others, 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Our intent is to increase customer service and make the license buying process easier and more convenient for our customers. Licenses may also be purchased by visiting any of our license agent locations statewide or by phone at 1-877-KYTAG-01 (877-598-2401).

Before You Start

Licenses and permits purchased on this site are issued in the form of a printable license image. Customers will not receive a paper license or permit in the mail. An authorization number will also be issued for customers without access to a printer and will serve in lieu of a printed license. Any customer using an authorization number must carry a photo ID while performing the act authorized by the license or permit. You will need a Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express card to make a purchase.

Redeem a KY Fish and Wildlife Online Gift Certificate - KY FW Online Gift Certificates can be redeemed here online at the time of checkout.

To purchase an online gift certificate, click here: KY Fish and Wildlife Online Gift Certificates


This web site will allow you to purchase licenses, permits, elk drawing applications, KY Afield subscriptions, and voluntary donations. You must provide a social security number for each person.

  Select a Hunting and Fishing License Year:

Special Notice: To apply for the 2017 Elk Hunt Drawing, select Next - March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018.