Kids Lifetime Hunting & Fishing License

KS Kids Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License
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What are the age requirements for a Kansas Kids Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License?

  • Resident youth who are 7 years old or younger at the time of application AND postmarked date are eligible.

When can I purchase a Kansas Kids Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License for my child?

  • KDWP will begin accepting paper applications on October 14, 2022. Applications will processed by Licensing staff in the order they are received. And applicants will be notified once their application is approved. Electronic applications will be available for submission beginning January 2023.

What is the cost of a Kansas Kids Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License?

  • Resident youth who are 5 years old or younger are eligible for a Kansas Kids Lifetime Combination Hunting and Fishing License for $302.50. Resident youth who are 6 or 7 years old are eligible for a Kansas Kids Lifetime Combination Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License for $502.50.

My child’s birthday is approaching soon. How can I be sure my child is eligible for the reduced price?

  • Those 7 years old and younger on/after July 1, 2022 are temporarily eligible, so long as their application is completed, submitted and postmarked by December 31, 2022. After December 31, 2022, only resident youth who are 7 years old or younger at the time of application and postmarked date will be eligible.

How long will it take to receive my child’s Kansas Kids Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License?

  • Processing times vary and are dependent upon the number of pending applications and residency verifications. Applications will be processed in the order they are received, and applicants will be notified once their application is approved.

Does KDWP offer payment plans for the Kansas Kids Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License?

  • Due to the already reduced rate, payment plans will not be available for the Kansas Kids Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License. Payment is due in full upon application.

My child already has a lifetime fishing license and/or hunting license. Can I still purchase them a Kansas Kids Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License and get refunded for the prior purchase?

  • Refunds for lifetime licenses purchased prior to July 1, 2022 will not be issued. If a child already has either a lifetime fishing or hunting license, they may obtain a Kansas Kids Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License by completing an application, verifying residency, and paying the fee in-full at the time of application. Upon approval of the application, a new Kansas Kids Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License will be issued.

Is my child required to have Hunter Education?

  • Anyone born on or after July 1, 1957 must be certified by an approved course in hunter education before they can hunt in Kansas, except that anyone 15 years old or younger may hunt without hunter education certification provided they are under the direct supervision of an adult 18 years old or older; The purchase of a Kansas Kids Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License does not eliminate this requirement. For more information on Kansas Hunter Education, including available courses, visit https://ksoutdoors.com/Hunter-Education-Info.