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Purchase hunting and fishing licenses online; protocols in place at FWP offices

HELENA - In accordance with guidelines for social distancing related to COVID-19 and to protect the public as well as staff, Fish, Wildlife & Park strongly encourages hunters and anglers to make licensing purchases online at For those who need assistance with their purchase, please call the FWP licensing center at 406-444-2950 or your regional or area office:

  • Region 2 (Missoula): 542-5500

  • Region 3 (Bozeman): 577-7900

  • Helena Area Office: 495-3260

  • Butte Area Office: 494-1953

  • Region 4 (Great Falls): 454-5840

  • Lewistown Area Office: 538-4658

  • Region 5 (Billings): 247-2940

  • Region 6 (Glasgow): 228-3700

  • Havre Area Office: 265-6177

  • Region 7 (Miles City): 234-0900

  • FWP Headquarters (Helena): 444-2535

FWP regional and headquarters offices remain open, but visitors will be required to follow protocol to reduce the risk of exposure to and spread of COVID-19. These protocols include:

  • Entry to the lobby is limited and monitored by an FWP staff member.

  • Visitors must wait outside until notified by FWP staff to enter. No cash will be accepted, only checks and credit or debit cards.

  • The April 1 deadline for deer and elk, the May 1 deadline for moose, sheep, goat and bison, and the June 1 deadline for Elk B, Deer B, and antelope will remain in effect. These deadlines are set in statute.

Please check with your local FWP office for hours of operation.

To purchase licenses online, go to and click on “License: Buy/Apply.” For more information on FWP’s response to COVID-19, go to


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