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How to Get a Hunting License in Ohio

How to Get a Hunting License in Ohio

Here’s what you need to know about Ohio hunting licenses

Where to buy:

Recreational hunting licenses and stamp endorsements are available online, at Ohio license agents like sporting goods stores and other sport-related retailers, or by phone.

Buying Ohio Hunting Licenses online:
You can also purchase over the phone: 1-800-945-3543

Residents v. Non-Residents:

Stamps and licenses are available to both residents and non-residents. A resident is someone who has resided in Ohio for more than 6 months.


Residents - $19
Non-Residents - $125
Youth (17 and under) - $10
Seniors (66 and over) - $10

Additional Permit & Endorsement Prices


If you’re planning a guided hunt, it’s a good idea to choose your Ohio Hunting Outfitter now so that they can direct you on the license and endorsements needed for your particular hunt.

For more about obtaining a hunting license in the state of Ohio, visit the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

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