Virginia Division of Wildlife's Harvest Information Program

Harvest Information Program

Welcome to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries' Harvest Information Program (HIP)

The information you provide will be used for the management of migratory game birds (ducks, geese, brant, doves, woodcock, snipe, coot, swans, rails and gallinules).
  • You can register for HIP Online (below) or by phone by calling 1-888-788-9772. You will be asked to supply your current hunting license number, if required.

  • If you will not hunt migratory game birds in Virginia during the 2015/2016 season, you do not need to participate in HIP.

  • If you would like to be reminded by email to register for the 2016/2017 HIP season, and subsequent seasons, enter your email address below. Your address will not be used for any other purpose.

The 2015-2016 HIP Registration is not available at this time. To obtain your 2016-2017 HIP Permit Number, please visit this site on Friday, July 01, 2016. Thank you.

For customer service please e-mail us at HIP customer service or call 877-668-2447, Monday through Friday 10am to 6pm EST.