How to purchase Oregon preference points
Don't miss out on a chance to grab Oregon preference points! This is the last month to pick up your preference points.
You can purchase preference points in Oregon from December 1 to May 15 and from July 1 through November 30 during the points only period. Purchasing these points will help you in the following years' draw.
Note: Hunters who didn’t put in for a controlled hunt this year or have not already purchased a point saver point for that species are eligible to buy.
To purchase points, you must have a hunting license or you will be required to purchase one. Oregon points are labeled as Point Saver. There are no points for sheep or mountain goat in Oregon.
Oregon's point only fees
Below are the fees for purchasing preference points.
Resident & Nonresident Preference Point Fees
|Controlled Buck Deer||100
|Controlled Antlerless Deer||600
|Controlled Spring Bear||700
How to purchase preference points in Oregon
You can purchase preference points through the button below:
Navigate to the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife's website. Then click on "Buy A License."
Now it will take you to the ODFW Licensing System page. You will need to login to your account. If you haven't applied to Oregon before, you will need to create an account. If you can't remember your account information, then click on "Verify/Look up your Account."
Once you've logged in. You will get to the following page.
Now click on "PURCHASE FROM THE CATALOG."
Now you will need to add an Annual Hunting License if you do not already have one. So click "Add."
If you haven't purchased a tag or bought points in Oregon before, you will then be asked to add your Social Security Number to the system.
Note: If you try to skip ahead without buying an Annual Hunting License, you will get the following screen shown to you. An Annual Hunting License is required to purchase Oregon points.
Now your page will look like the image below.
Once you have your Annual Hunting License added to your cart, you will now select "Big Game Hunting" from the Product Category page.
Now you can select all the species Point Saver you want to purchase. Once you click "Add" they will be added to your cart.
Once you've finished selecting what species you want to purchase points for, click "Proceed to Checkout."
Now you can review your selection and add a donation to Predatory Animal Control Fund if you wish. Now click "Next."
Once again you are given a chance to review your information. If everything is good, click the checkbox acknowledgment under the Order Total. Then click "Pay Now."
Now you double-check your personal information. Once finished with that, click "Next."
Now you'll be able to enter your credit card information. Then click "Next."
Finally, click on "Submit Payment" and you have successfully purchased Oregon points!
Then you'll get to the confirmation page.
If you want a refresher, be sure to check out the application strategy articles, Draw Odds and Filtering 2.0 links below:
- 2019 Oregon Deer
- 2019 Oregon Elk and Antelope
- 2019 Oregon Bighorn Sheep and Mountain Goat
- Draw Odds
- Filtering 2.0