Quick References

View Game Land Maps

View Regulations Digest

Tundra Swan Information (includes information on preference points and a preference points calculator)

Peregrine Falcon Permit Application (PDF)

Application Information

What you need to know before applying for a permit (PDF)

Permit hunt applications and point-of-sale permits are NON-REFUNDABLE.

Publication Information

NCWRC no longer produces and mails the Permit Hunting Opportunities publication. All information regarding permit hunts can be found using this website.

Need Assistance?

Contact customer service (Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) at 888-248-6834 or licenses@ncwildlife.org.

  • A $2 transaction fee as mandated by NCGS 113-270.1B may apply at time of license purchase.

Permit Hunting Opportunities

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission provides permit hunting opportunities across the state. These hunts allow for managed participation and provide unique opportunities for special areas or species such as small game, big game, waterfowl, tundra swan and furbearer trapping. This program also includes special hunting opportunities for youth and persons with disabilities. This site provides information about the permit hunt program and available opportunities.

Purchase or apply for permit hunting opportunities using one of the following options:

  • Online using a VISA or MasterCard. Printer recommended.
  • By telephone at 888-248-6834, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

General Information


Hunt Opportunity Information


Tundra Swan Information


Tundra Swan Preference Point Information


Game Land Information & Maps


Refuge Information

Leftover Permits

Leftover permits (with the exception of late season waterfowl), if any, will be made available for purchase within 5 business days after the application deadline.

View or purchase
leftover permits

Sign Up Today

Sign up and receive permit hunt information

If your email address has changed, please re-subscribe at the above link. To unsubscribe you can click the link at the bottom of any email we send.