Fishing License

Fishing License

PURCHASE FISHING LICENSE ONLINE (this link will direct you to the state's website)

 License valid from December 1 to December 31 of the year following, inclusive.

Type of License
Senior Resident65-up$13.22
Senior Resident - Lifetime*65-up$76.97
Three-Day Tourist16-up$29.47
Seven-Day Tourist16-up$36.97
National Guard/Armed Forces16-up$2.97
Prisoner of War16-up$2.97
One Day Resident (Not Valid 3/15-4/30)16-up$13.22
One Day Tourist (Not valid 3/15-4/30)16-up$29.47
Trout Stamp16-up$12.47
Resident 100% Disabled War Veteran (Service Connected)
One Year Launch Permit
Two Year Launch Permit
Reduced Disabled Veteran - Service Connected (60%-99%)

* Available only at Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission and local County Treasurer's offices.

** There is a $11.90 replacement fee for all licenses (regular and senior), plus cost of trout stamp for trout permits.


NOTE: You qualify for a RESIDENT fishing license if you are a bona fide resident of Pennsylvania. You must show positive proof of permanent residency. Senior Resident and Lifetime licenses are available to those persons at anytime during the year in which will become age 65.

DV Veterans -  Initial licenses or any renewal with status changes (disability % goes up or down) are only available at the PFBC & County Treasurer.  Renewal of an annual license can be obtained through any issuing agent or online after providing verification of eligibility.