Licenses/Stamps

Licenses/Stamps

All waterfowl hunters 16 and older must have a federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp, and all hunters who are required to obtain a hunting license must also have a Kansas State Waterfowl Habitat Stamp and a Kansas Harvest Information Program (HIP) stamp before attempting to take ducks, geese, or mergansers. (Those not required to have a Kansas hunting license include people hunting their own land, and residents 15 and younger or 65 and older.)

Kansas HIP Stamp: $2.50
State Waterfowl Stamp: $7
Federal Waterfowl Stamp: $16.50

Federal stamps must be signed across the face of the stamp. State stamps are available at any licensed agent or online , federal stamps at U.S. Postal Service and KDWP offices.

Waterfowl stamps are not required to hunt coot, dove, rail, snipe, woodcock, or sandhill crane. HIP stamp is required, unless exempt.