FACT SHEET ON RESIDENT SENIOR LIFETIME LICENSES:

SENIOR LIFETIME HUNTING, FURTAKER AND COMBINATION

 

WHO QUALIFIES?  Pennsylvania residents 65 years of age or older, or who will be 65 by June 30
of the current license year, may qualify for a resident senior lifetime hunting, resident senior lifetime furtaker
or resident senior lifetime combination license.  To qualify, applicants must have held a prior hunting and/
or furtaker license or have successfully completed a Hunter-Trapper Education Course.

Cost:        Senior Lifetime Hunting            $51.70
                 Senior Lifetime Furtaker           $51.70
                 Senior Lifetime Combination     $101.70

COMBINATION LICENSES:    Combination licenses include hunting, furtaker, archery and muzzleloader
privileges - no additional stamps or tags are required to cover these privileges.  Senior lifetime hunting and 
senior lifetime furtaker license holders have the option of upgrading to a combination license at the reduced
cost of $51.70  (Individuals who hold both senior lifetime hunting and senior lifetime furtaker licenses will be automatically upgraded at no cost.)

WHERE CAN THEY BE PURCHASED?    Pennsylvania Game Commission's Harrisburg Headquarters, 2001 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg,  PA  17110-9797 or any of the (6) Regional Offices located throughout the state.  You may apply on-line at www.pgc.state.pa.us. or at the Elk County's Treasurers office.

DOCUMENTATION NEEDED:    Applicants must produce documentation to prove their age and residency via (1) valid Pennsylvania driver's license or (2) current local or state personal income tax receipts and some other form of positive identification proving their age.  All mail orders must include copies of this documentation with the application and remittance. All applicants must send proof of Hunter Safety Training or Prior Hunting License. (Preferably a photo static copy.)

Social security numbers are used to electronically file license holder information in the computerized database of lifetime license holders.  All information is kept completely confidential.

RENEWAL LICENSES:    To obtain a yearly renewal license, lifetime license holders may apply on-line or at any authorized in-state issuing agent.  License holders must show their valid Pennsylvania driver's license or some other form of positive identification documenting their current residency. The agent then issues a renewal license (new general hunting license back tag and renewal stamp) at no charge.  Renewal licenses are the same for both regular hunting and combination license categories.  Lifetime license holders who move out-of-state cannot lawfully renew their lifetime license.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE ELK COUNTY TREASURER'S OFFICE (814) 776-5321 OR THE HUNTING LICENSE DIVISION OF THE PA GAME COMMISSION (717) 787-2084