CPW Digital Licenses
Colorado Parks and Wildlife resident fishing, small game, and small game and fishing combination licenses are now accessible through the myColorado™ app! Resident anglers and hunters can purchase any of these licenses at cpw.state.co.us, your local CPW office or any authorized sales agents statewide. Once your purchase is complete, head to the myColorado app and follow the instructions below to display your CPW Digital License from anywhere in Colorado.
If you plan to visit any of Colorado's 42 state parks, don't forget that your Keep Colorado Wild Pass has gone digital! When entering a state park, simply pull up your vehicle registration card in the myColorado Wallet to display your contactless park pass. Learn more about the Keep Colorado Wild Pass in myColorado.
Download myColorado to access your CPW Digital Fishing, Small Game or Combo License today!
Access your CPW Digital License in 3 easy steps!
From the Wallet screen, tap Colorado Parks and Wildlife Licenses.
Tap Digital Fishing, Small Game or Combo License with Associated Permits.
Enter your Customer Identification (CID) number (the nine-digit number found on your physical CPW license), Harvest Information Program (HIP) number and/or Sandhill Crane Permit (SCP) number, if applicable.
Things to Know
Any changes to your CPW license status will be reflected in the app when the phone has broadband connectivity. If it has been canceled, refunded, voided, etc., no digital license will appear.
No connectivity is needed once your CPW Digital License has been added to myColorado.
CPW is exploring adding new products to the app in the future, such as individual park passes and dog off-leash passes.
Colorado Parks & Wildlife Licenses FAQs
Can I purchase a fishing, small game or small game and fishing combo license via the myColorado app?
In myColorado, tap Shop Colorado Parks & Wildlife on the Services tab and navigate to the appropriate pages to purchase your CPW license.
Are there technical requirements to use the CPW Digital Licenses via the myColorado app?
Yes, you must be on the current release of the myColorado app and have an active account. Operating system requirements: For security reasons, the myColorado app requires Android OS version 8.1 or higher or Apple iOS version 11.0 or higher. To check or update your phone's operating system version, you can visit the Android OS page or the Apple iOS page.
How can I access my Hunter Education Card?
In myColorado, tap Colorado Parks and Wildlife Licenses in the app Wallet, then tap Hunter Education Card. On the next screen, tap the Upload Hunter Education Card button and take a photo, upload a photo, or upload a PDF of your current card. From there, simply name the card and tap Submit to upload.
What can I do if I entered the wrong Customer Identification (CID) number?
You will receive an error message saying that the license is unavailable and to contact CPW. Simply input the correct details and submit your request again.
How can I apply for the Disabled Resident Lifetime Fishing License?
Please visit Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s website for the Disabled Resident Lifetime Fishing License application and instructions.
How to access your myColorado Digital License.
Check out this brief and simple how-to video on accessing your CPW Digital License in the myColorado app!