Annual Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Licenses and Stamps on Sale

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources now has annual hunting, trapping and fishing licenses and stamps for the 2024 seasons on sale.
In addition to 2024 licenses going on sale, the DNR announced several new products, including digital gift certificates, online lifetime licenses and collectible physical license cards, all of which are online exclusives and available to purchase starting today at
“Whether you’re renewing your annual license and stamps or purchasing a lifetime license for your kids or grandkids, buying your hunting, trapping and fishing licenses and stamps in West Virginia has never been more convenient,” said DNR director Brett McMillion.
This is the first year that lifetime licenses and gift certificates are available to purchase online, providing outdoor enthusiasts even more flexibility when buying licenses, stamps and other hunting and fishing privileges in West Virginia.
Digital gift certificates are valid for five years, can be used to purchase licenses, stamps and other hunting and fishing privileges and must be redeemed within the DNR’s Electronic License System.
Gift certificates for the following license and stamp combinations are available:
Resident One-Year Sportsman and Trout Stamp.
Resident Three-Year Sportsman and Trout Stamp.
Non-Resident Four-Day Fishing and Trout Stamp.
Non-Resident One-Year Fishing and Trout Stamp.
Also new this year are collectible physical license cards that will give hunters, trappers and anglers the option to carry a “hard card” license.
Each card can display up to seven active annual licenses and includes hunter education numbers for added convenience.
Physical license cards are available as an optional upgrade for $8 per card.
Proceeds will support conservation awareness campaigns for the state’s fish and wildlife resources.