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Hunting, Fishing and Furbearer Licenses

Welcome to the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks online license system.

What you will need

In order to proceed all the way through the checkout, you will need the following:

  • Log In information (create a new user profile if you have not used this system before)
  • Credit Card (Mastercard, VISA, American Express accepted)
  • Printer (used to print out nonresident waterfowl licenses if you are successful in the draw and nonresident September goose licenses after you have completed checkout)

customer service

Having trouble with the online license system? Contact us for help.

  • 605.223.7660
  • wildinfo@state.sd.us
  • License Agent. Find out where the nearest store front licensing agent is here.

Purchase Online

new for 2014

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks online license system has undergone a make-over. This new system not only looks better, but is also more user-friendly. You can apply for a limited issue license, create and/or join a group to apply for limited issue licenses, review and purchase preference points, view past draw results and view current applications.

Check out this video tutorial for step by step instructions on how to access the above listed information.

Helpful information

Apply for a License
Preference Points
Shopping Cart
Past Draw Statistics
Join a Group

If you would like to apply for a limited issue license with a group of people, you may do that on the "Join Group" page. Either all of the group members will draw a tag or none of them will. No more than six applicants may be submitted in the same group. All members of the group will be given the lowest amount of preference points represented in the group.

To create a group:

To join a group: