Apply & BuySpecial Licenses, Applications & Permits

There are many unique adventures in Nevada that might require a special license, application or permit. Check out the categories below to find all the information you need.

Special Assistance Permit

Our Special Assistance Permit allows you to assist a hunter who is unable to hunt and retrieve big game animals on their own due to a permanent physical disability.

Hunting

Accessibility
Shooting Preserves
Trapping
Dealer Licenses
Falconry
Field Competitions
Taxidermy
Hunting / Fishing Guide

Special Assistance Permit

Visual Disability Permit

Trap Registration Number

Fur Dealer License

Live Bait Dealer

Falconry License

Dog / Falcon Training Permit

Competitive Field Trials Permit

Master Guide

New Applicants 

Master Guide Renewals: 

OPEN: April 1 

CLOSE: May 31

Note: New master guides are required to complete a test. Testing dates are January 1 to May 31 of each year by appointment at NDOW regional offices (Elko, Reno, and Las Vegas).

BOATING PERMITS

MOTORBOAT NOISE EXEMPTION
TEMPORARY BUOYS

Application Motorboat Noise Exemption

Temporary Buoys – Application

Temporary Buoys – Instructions

fishing PERMITS

Nevada Special Fishing Permit
Triploid Grass Carp Stocking Permit
Marine Permits

Application & Instructions 

Application & Instructions

MINING RELATED PERMITS

Dredging Permit
Industrial Artificial Pond Permits

Instructions

Application

These forms may be filled in online. Simply open the PDF, place your cursor in the form fields, complete the form, save to your computer and print out, then, mail to the address specified. Or, print out the forms, fill out by hand, and return by mail.

ENERGY PLANNING AND CONSERVATION PROGRAM

Application For Energy Projects

These forms can be completed electronically. Simply open the PDF, place your cursor in the form fields and complete the form. The application and all supporting materials, including the associated fee, must be provided to the program administrator listed on the application. The forms can be sent via email or returned by mail.

The following must be completed in full and received by the program administrator to satisfy requirements under NRS 701.610-701.640:

  1. Application
  2. Map and/or ArcGIS shapefiles (.shp), GoogleEarth files (.kml/.kmz), or other commonly used spatial data
  3. Corresponding fee

wildlife

General permits
wildlife collection & possessions
Wildlife depredation

Release Of Live Wildlife Permit

Wildlife Exportation Permit

Wildlife Rehabilitation Permit

Commercial Possession Of Live Wildlife License

Noncommercial Possession Of Live Wildlife License

Scientific Collection / Possession / Education Permit

Special Purpose – Handling Or Moving Desert Tortoises Or Gila Monsters

Wildlife Depredation Permit

Aerial Depredation Permit