You must register for the Harvest Information Program (HIP) number in each state you hunt migratory birds, even if you registered last year. Your HIP registration is good for one year and must be obtained annually. A HIP registration is valid from
Aug 1- July 31 of the following calendar year.
If you are experiencing problems registering for HIP number, please call 877-634-8687 from Mon-Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm.