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Iowa residents 16 through 64 years of age, and all non-residents regardless of age, must pay the Wildlife Habitat Fee to hunt if they are required to have a Hunting License.

All non-residents must pay the Wildlife Habitat Fee to hunt deer and turkey.


Iowa residents, non-residents, and their children are not required to have a Hunting License if they are hunting on land that they own or lease for agricultural purposes.

Iowa residents who have a disabled veteran Lifetime Hunting License are exempt from paying the Wildlife Habitat Fee.

Licenses for residents and non-residents are available from:

More information on licenses and fees is included in the Iowa Hunting and Trapping Regulations.