Choctaw Hunting and Fishing License

Vision Statement:

To seize the opportunity to demonstrate and display pride in our Chahta heritage


Mission Statement:

To uphold our sovereignty while being conservationists and protecting the Chahta way of life.


Who is eligible for the Choctaw Nation Compact License?

Choctaw Nation Tribal Members who reside in the state of Oklahoma.


What is the time frame?

Annual application process for new or renewal of licenses from October 1 to September 30.

Any applications accepted after September 30 will be for the following season.

The online application is now available through the Chahta Achvffa Member Portal.

To apply on the Member Portal click the button below

Chahta Achvffa link

For more information about the Chahta Achvffa Member Portal click HERE


What do I receive? For ages 16 and Older.

1 combo Hunting and Fishing License

Up to 6 deer tags

Up to 4 Turkey tags

Waterfowl Stamp 

Trapping License

Fur Bearer License

Waived access fee to public areas of Three Rivers and Honobia Creek

Traditional Hunting and fishing methods are defined and tribal citizens may practice these methods i.e. atlatl, spear thrower, rabbit stick, and blow gun


What do under age 16 tribal members receive?

1 Combo Hunting and Fishing License

1 Deer tag

1 Turkey tag

** Youth still have to pass the Oklahoma Hunter Safety Course before they can get their Compact License. **


What if I am a lifetime license holder?

You can still apply for this license. This license provides a waiver for the land access fee for Three Rivers and Honobia Creek Wildlife Management areas.


What does the Choctaw Nation receive?

The recognition by the state to honor our traditional Hunting and Fishing rights.

Management and cooperation on Lake Nanih Waiya.

Partnerships with the state for conservation.

Benefits for Choctaw Nation tribal members in the entire state of Oklahoma.

Continual growth of our culture through traditional hunting and fishing.


If changes should be made to your hunting and fishing license application, please contact, or call 580-924-8280 ext. 2503