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How do you purchase a Texas hunting license?

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You can purchase hunting licenses in a number of different categories through the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. Hunting licenses are available both online at TPWD.Texas.gov and through retailers licensed by the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.

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Hunting licenses are required regardless of age for anyone in the state of Texas interested in hunting any animal, turtle, bird or frog. The state makes exceptions for specified nuisance animals and for furbearers owning a trapper's license. Successful completion of the Hunter Education Training Course is also required for every hunter born after September 2, 1971, to hunt in the state of Texas.

There are multiple different options and packages available both for residents and non-residents to own a hunting license in the state of Texas.

Options and packages available for residents include Resident Hunting, Youth Hunting, Super Combo Hunting and All-Water Fishing Package, Combo License Package and Lifetime Licenses, among others.

Options and packages available for non-residents include Non-resident General Hunting, Non-resident Spring Turkey, Non-resident Special Hunting, Non-resident Banded Bird Hunting, and Disabled Veteran Super Combo Hunting and All-Water Fishing Package, among others.

Multiple permits, certificates and stamps to hunt in the state of Texas are also available and include the Federal Sandhill Crane Hunting Permit, Harvest Information Program Certification, Experimental Longhorn Antelope Permit, Texas Migratory Game Bird Endorsement, and Conservation Stamp and Reptile and Amphibian Endorsement, among others.

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