SC Fishing and Hunting License Pricing
Military Personnel in SC
Military personnel stationed in SC are eligible for resident hunting/fishing licenses, permits and tags.
Military personnel who are residents of South Carolina stationed outside of the state, and home on leave, shall upon presentation of official furlough or leave papers, be allowed to fish or hunt without purchasing a fishing or hunting license or saltwater fishing license. A resident WMA permit, resident big game permit, migratory bird permit (HIP) and state and federal duck stamp must be obtained when applicable.
|Duration||Type of License||Price||Notes, Prerequisites|
|3 Year||Wildlife Management Area Permit||$91.50||Required to hunt on WMA lands, statewide hunting license or lifetime hunting license required, valid for 3 consecutive license years, expires June 30th of third year.|
|Annual||Wildlife Management Area Permit||$30.50||Required to hunt on WMA lands, hunting license required.|
|3 Year||Big Game Permit||$18.00||Required to hunt bear, deer or turkey, statewide hunting license or lifetime hunting license required, valid for 3 consecutive license years, expires June 30th of third year.|
|Annual||Big Game Permit||$6.00||Required to hunt bear, deer or turkey, hunting license required.|
|Season||Migratory Bird Permit (HIP)||Free||Season dates apply, hunting license required.|
|Season||Migratory Waterfowl Permit (formerly State Duck Stamp)||$5.50||Season dates apply, hunting license and migratory bird permit required, Federal duck stamp required.|
Social Security Number - The SCDNR is required to collect social security numbers from all persons obtaining a hunting, fishing or other recreational or commercial license under section 63-17-1080 and 42 U.S. Code 666(a)(13). Your social security number will serve as your principle identification number to determine your eligibility for licenses. It will be provided to law enforcement agencies and the SC Child Support Enforcement of DSS Unit to establish, modify and enforce child support obligations.
License in Possession - All licenses, permits, tags and/or stamps must be in possession while engaging in activities for which documents were issued. Identification indicating name and address must also be in possession. Persons hunting on their own lands are also required to have all applicable licenses, permits or stamps in their possession.