Migratory Bird Hunting Permit

Limits

See specific seasons for limits.

Notes

Youth age 15 or younger do not need this permit.

For waterfowl, doves, snipe, woodcock and rails. Must also have a small game hunting permit that allows taking birds, unless exempt.

Resident

$6.00

Nonresident

$6.00

Valid during these seasons
Allowed & Prohibited Methods
Associated Species

Check the Code

This is NOT a legal document. Regulations are subject to revision during the current year.
Refer to the Wildlife Code.

Military

If you're a Missouri resident and in the National Guard or reserve forces, you may be eligible for reduced cost permits or exceptions.
Learn more about military permits.

The Conservation Permit Card

The card makes buying hunting and fishing permits easy.
Learn more about the permit card.

Apprentice Hunter Authorization

Apprentice hunters can purchase firearms hunting permits and hunt in the immediate presence of a mentor.
Learn more about apprentice hunters.