Nonresident Commercial License Fees

These licenses are only available from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Frankfort Office.  Call 1-800-858-1549 for information.

 

License Cost Expires Additional Info
Live Bait Dealers License 150.00 12/31 Application
Taxidermist License 150.00 12/31 Application
Commercial Hunting/Fishing Guide License 400.00 Last day of February
Bobwhite Quail Shoot-to-Train Permit Free 12/31
Furbuyers License 300.00 Effective 4/1 - 3/31 Application
3-Day Furbuyers License 50.00 Effective for 3 days from date of issue Application
Commercial Shooting Preserve Operator's License 150.00 Effective 7/1 - 6/30
Non-Commercial Captive Wildlife propagation (3 year) 75.00 3 years from date of issue Application
Non-Commercial Captive Cervid (3 year) 75.00 3 years from date of issue Application
Commercial Captive Wildlife Permit 150.00 1 year from date of issue Application
Captive Cervid Permit 150.00 1 year from date of issue Application
Commercial Fish Propagation Permit 50.00 12/31 Application
Wildlife Transportation Permit 25.00 Expiration varies - approval by department Application
Wildlife Transportation Permit (Annual) 250.00 1 year from date of issue Application
Scientific Wildlife Collecting Permit (Educational) 25.00 12/31 Application
Scientific Wildlife Collecting Permit 100.00 12/31 Application
Commercial Nuisance Control Permit 100.00 2/28
Commercial Waterfowl Shooting Permit Fee (Operator's License) 150.00 End of waterfowl season
Pay Lake License for fish sourced from hatcheries
 
(First 2 acres, additional acres $50 each)
250.00 12/31 Application
​Pay Lake License for fish sourced from public waters
 
(First 2 acres, additional acres $50 each)
​600.00 ​12/31 Application
Falconry Permit (3 years) 75.00 3 years from date of issue
Shoot to Retrieve Field Trial Permit (Per Trial) 75.00 N/A Application
Shoot to Retrieve Field Trial Permit (Single Day) 25.00 N/A Application
Commercial Fishing License w/block of 10 600.00 2/28 Application
Gear Tags Blocks of 10 only 100.00 2/28 Application
Rehabilitation Permit 25.00 12/31
Boat Dock Permit 100.00 12/31/2027 Application
Shoreline Use Permit 100.00-300.00 12/31/2024 Application
Peabody Group Permit 25.00 N/A
Peabody Group Permit (Annual) 250.00 2/28
Roe-bearing Fish Harvester's Permit 1500.00 Effective 10/15 - 5/31 Application
Roe-bearing Fish Buyer's Permit 1000.00 Effective 10/15 - 6/5 Application
Live Fish Transportation Permit 25.00 Expires 12/31 Application
Special Net Fishery Permit (For Kentucky Lake and Barkley Lake only) 900.00 Effective 11/1 - 3/31 Application