Over-the-counter (OTC) and over-the-counter with caps (bear and elk) licenses are available for sale online, by phone at 1-800-244-5613 or CPW locations and license agents.
If you have any questions, please contact CPW at 303.297.1192.
hundreds of retailers and buy your license in person.
Toll free 1-800-244-5613
Over-the-counter (OTC) and over-the-counter with caps (bear and elk) licenses will be available for sale online, in person, and by phone on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 9am.
Customers must have completed all the requirements for
Hunter Education before applying for or buying a hunting license or before applying for a preference point.
In most cases, licenses purchased online or over the phone will reach you by mail within 10 days or you may pick up your license at a license agent location or Colorado Parks and Wildlife office.
Except for big game, Turkey licenses, and the Colorado Waterfowl Stamp, a temporary authorization number (TAN) may be substituted for the license(s) purchased for 14 days from the date of purchase. Please print or write down (must be legible) the TAN and carry it with you while hunting or fishing until you receive your license. If the license OR all of the licenses you purchase in this transaction expire in less than 7 days, you will NOT receive anything in the mail. A temporary authorization number (TAN) is all you need for 1 or 5 day fishing or small game hunting licenses.
When you receive your license, review it for accuracy and sign it to validate it. If there are any issues, please contact the call center at (303) 297-1192 or a CPW office.
Telephone sales representatives at 1-800-244-5613 are trained to sell licenses and do not know specific wildlife-related information for Colorado. For questions not related to the sale of licenses, call Colorado Parks and Wildlife at (303) 297-1192.