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Minnow Dealer -Exporting License

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Agency contact information:

Natural Resources (DNR), Minnesota Department of
500 Lafayette Rd.
St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 296-6157 | (888) 646-6367 | (651) 296-5484 (TTY) | (800) 657-3929 (TTY)
License Center
500 Lafayette Road, St. Paul, MN 55155-4040 | (651) 355-0147 | (888) 646-6367
Contact Info: Ron Kullmann


Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) manages the state's natural resources. Hunting, fishing, state forests and parks, lakes, rivers and streams, boating and water safety, trails, snowmobiling, skiing, education, enforcement, wildlife management, lands and minerals are managed by the DNR.


Minn. Stats. 97C.501


Application for Minnow Dealer's License, #702 or

Application for Aquaculture License, #726


A minnow dealer must purchase a minnow exporting license when transporting minnows or leeches out of state.

Annual report required.

License issued to individuals only.



Period of Issuance:

Annual (March - March)

Length of Determination Process:

One to three weeks.

Other Pertinent Information:

Any person over 16 assisting the minnow dealer must have a Minnesota angling license.