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Title: Hunting and Trapping Licenses
Alternate Title:
Description: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
Subject: Hunting
Trapping
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:13:51 PM
Modification Date: 9/12/2019 7:40:28 AM
Agency Name: Natural Resources (DNR), Minnesota Department of
Agency URL: https://www.dnr.state.mn.us
Agency Description: 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.
Agency Phone: 651-296-6157
888-646-6367
Agency Fax: Agency URL: https://www.dnr.state.mn.us
Agency Address: Natural Resources (DNR), Minnesota Dept. of
500 Lafayette Rd.

St. Paul
MN 55155

Unit Name: Licensing Center
Unit URL:
Unit Description:
Unit Phone: Unit Fax: Contact person(s): info.dnr@state.mn.us
Unit URL:
Audience: Hold Application URL: http://licenses.dnr.state.mn.us/
Renewal URL:
Versa URL:
Requirements:

ID number required:
Electronic License System (ELS) requires that Minnesota residents 21 years of age and older furnish a driver's license number or public safety identification number as proof of residency. Minnesota residents who do not have one of these identification numbers must obtain one before purchasing a hunting, fishing or other license from the DNR.

Minnesota Residency Requirements:
In order to qualify as a resident, an individual must have maintained a legal residence in the state for at least 60 days prior to applying for or purchasing a license. Anyone 21 years of age or older, must possess a current Minnesota Driver's License or a current Minnesota Public Safety ID.

Stamps and Licenses:
The actual pictorial stamp is not required for trout/salmon fishing or for hunting. Hunters and anglers are required to purchase the terminal-issued stamp endorsement. Pictorial stamp may be purchased for an additional $.75.

See Hunting and Trapping Regulations and 

Minnesota Hunting and Trapping Regulations

Hunting and Trapping Regulations Handbook


Contact the MN Dept. of Natural Resources Information Center at 651-296-6157 or 888-646-6367 or refer to Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Refer to the Hunting license lottery result

For more detailed information Contact the DNR


Rules:
Statutes:
Forms:

See Requirements or refer to Hunting licenses


Fees:

HUNTING LICENSES

Note: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will collect your Social Security Number when you apply for a non-commercial hunting or fishing license.
Commercial licenses applications require a Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN), MN Tax Identification Number or Social Security Number. Commercial licenses are issued at the DNR license center

Hunting licenses are valid from March 1 through February 28 of the following year:

Resident Licenses

Fee

Bear - youth noquota 13 to 17 (r) - Code 642

$5.00

Bear - license (r) - Code 660

$44.00

Bear - lottery application (r) - Code 662

$4.00

Bear - Lottery License 13 to 17 (r) - Code 643

$5.00

Bear - military/on leave (r) - Code 663

None

Bear - no quota (r) - Code 224

$44.00

Bear - surplus (r) - Code 664

$44.00

Bear - youth lottery 10 to 12 (r) - Code 659

None

Bear - youth no quota 10 to 12 (r) - Code 676

None

Bear - youth surplus 10 to 12(r) - Code 674

None

Bear - youth surplus 13 to 17 (r) - Code 644

$5.00

Deer - military archery/on leave(r) - Code 233

None

Deer - antlerless lottery - Code 665

None

Deer - antlerless surplus lottery - Code 675

None

Deer - archery (r) - Code 213

$34.00

Deer - bonus firearm/archery/muzzleloader (r) - Code 430

$18.00

Deer - Camp Ripley hunt A application - Code 668

$14.00

Deer - Camp Ripley hunt B application - Code 669

$14.00

Deer - firearm (r) - Code 212

$34.00

Deer - license upgrades season change

Varies

Deer - military discharged archery (r) - Code 238

None

Deer - military discharged firearm (r) - Code 239

None

Deer - military discharged muzzleloader (r) - Code 249

None

Deer - military firearm/on leave (r) - Code 232

None

Deer - military muzzleloader/on leave (r) - Code 234

None

Deer - muzzleloader license (r) - Code 203

$34.00

Deer - youth 10 - 12 (archery-246/firearm-247/muzzleloader-248)No fee

None

Deer - youth 13 to 17(archery-209 / firearm-210 / muzzleloader-204) (r)

$5.00

Disability permit - crossbow for taking big game or turkey (r)

None

Disability permit - hunt from standing motor vehicle (r)

None

Disability permit - muzzleloader with a non-magnifying scope (r)

None

Disabled Veteran Deer License (archery-243/firearm-242/muzzleloader-240)

None

Disabled Veteran License (small game) - Code 241

None

Disease Management Deer - Code (R-201 / NR-202)

$1.50

Duplicate licenses

Varies

Duplicate safety card - firearm (r)

$3.50

Elk - lottery application - Code 625

$4.00

Federal Duck Stamp - Code 10

$27.50

Landowner Deer License - (archery-343/firearm-342/muzzleloader-344)

None

Lifetime Archery deer renewal (r) - Code 410

None

Lifetime firearms deer renewal (r) - Code 414

None

Lifetime Muzzleloader deer renewal (r) - Code 409

None

Lifetime Resident Angling/Deer/Small Game/Spearing/Sports

Varies

Lifetime small game renewal (r) - Code 412

None

Lifetime sports renewal (r) - Code 413

None

Lifetime trapping renewal (r) Code 417

None

Moose - application (r) - Code 620

$4.00

Moose - license (DNR Only) (r)

$356.00

Prairie chicken application - Code 616

$4.00

Prairie chicken license - Code 617

$23.00

Resident Deer Season Change - Code 312

$5.00

Resident Muzzleloader Zone Change - Code 323

$5.00

Sandhill Crane Permit - Code 250

$3.00

Small game - 72 hour (r) - Code 144

$19.00

Small game - Military (r)

None

Small game - senior citizen (r) - Code 100

$13.50

Small game - youth 16-17 (r) - Code 208

$5.00

Small game 18-64 (r) - Code 211

$22.00

Sports - individual (r) - Code 216

$41.00

Sports-combination (r)- Code 217

$57.00

Stamp - migratory waterfowl (validation & pictoral) - Code 245

$8.25

Stamp - migratory waterfowl -Code 226

$7.50

Stamp - pheasant (validation & pictorial)- Code 244

$8.25

Stamp - pheasant validation - Code 229

$7.50

Stamp - turkey pictorial - Code 605

$.75

Stamps (collectable)

Varies

Super Sports Combination - Code 143

$126.00

Super Sports Individual - Code 142

$100.00

Trapping - junior (r) - Code 218

$5.00

Trapping - regular (r) - Code 214

$23.00

Trapping - senior (r) - Code 101

$11.50

Turkey - youth spring (r) - Code 601

$5.00

Turkey - Youth spring 12 and under - Code 619

None

Turkey - fall license (r) - Code 650

$26.00

Turkey - fall military (r) - Code 654

None

Turkey - Military Fall Turkey/Discharge - Code 649

None

Turkey - Military Spring Turkey/Discharge - Code 623

None

Turkey - spring archery (r) - Code 607

$26.00

Turkey - spring license (r) - Code 610

$26.00

Turkey - spring lottery application - Code 600

$4.00

Turkey - spring military (r) - Code 615

None

Turkey - spring surplus (r) - Code 613

$26.00

Turkey - Youth fall license (r) - Code 655

$5.00

Turkey - Youth Fall Turkey 12 and under - Code 641

None

Turkey-Military Spring Turkey Archery/Discharged - Code 624

None

Walk In Access Program $1.00/$3.00/$5.00

Varies

Walk In Access Validation - Code 190

$3.00

Waterfowl - fall special goose - Code 520

$4.00

Waterfowl - spring light goose - Code 521

$2.50

Waterfowl/migratory birds - HIP Certification - Code 227

None

Wild rice - daily (r) - Code 332

$15.00

Wild rice - harvester (r) - Code 331

$25.00

Non-Resident Licenses

Fee

Bear - license (nr) - Code 661

$230.00

Bear - lottery application (nr) - Code 662

$4.00

Bear - no quota (nr) - Code 225

$230.00

Bear - surplus (nr) - Code 667

$230.00

Bear - youth lottery 13 to 17 (nr) - Code 646

$5.00

Bear - youth noquota 13 to 17 (nr) - Code 645

$5.00

Bear - youth surplus 13 to 17 (nr) - Code 647

$5.00

Deer - antlerless lottery - Code 665

None

Deer - antlerless surplus lottery - Code 675

None

Deer - archery (nr) - Code 223

$185.00

Deer - bonus firearm/ archery/muzzleloader (nr) - Code 431

$91.00

Deer - Camp Ripley hunt A application - Code 668

$14.00

Deer - Camp Ripley hunt B application - Code 669

$14.00

Deer - firearm (nr) - Code 222

$185.00

Deer - license upgrades season change

Varies

Deer - muzzleloader license(nr) - Code 237

$185.00

Deer - youth 10 - 12 (archery-246/firearm-247/muzzleloader-248)No fee

None

Deer - youth 13 to 17 (archery-230 / firearm-231 / muzzloader-236) (nr)

$5.00

Disease Management Deer - Code (R-201 / NR-202)

$1.50

Duplicate licenses

Varies

Federal Duck Stamp - Code 10

$27.50

Furbearer/Racoon/Bobcat (nr) - Code 228

$183.00

Landowner Deer License - (archery-343/firearm-342/muzzleloader-344)

None

Lifetime NR Angling/Small Game

Varies

Lifetime small game renewal (nr) - Code 416

None

NR Early Antlerless Deer Season - Code 423

$45.00

Sandhill Crane Permit - Code 250

$3.00

Small game - 72 hour (nr) - Code 145

$75.00

Small game - youth 16 - 17 (nr) - Code 206

$5.00

Small game 18 and older (nr) - Code 221

$102.00

Stamp - migratory waterfowl (validation & pictoral) - Code 245

$8.25

Stamp - migratory waterfowl -Code 226

$7.50

Stamp - pheasant (validation & pictorial)- Code 244

$8.25

Stamp - pheasant validation - Code 229

$7.50

Stamp - turkey pictorial - Code 605

$.75

Stamps (collectable)

Varies

Trapping-nonresident/landowner only - Code 207

$84.00

Turkey - spring archery (nr) - Code 608

$96.00

Turkey - youth spring (nr) - Code 602

$5.00

Turkey - fall license (nr) - Code 651

$96.00

Turkey - spring license (nr) - Code 611

$96.00

Turkey - spring lottery application - Code 600

$4.00

Turkey - spring surplus (nr) - Code 614

$96.00

Turkey - Youth fall license (nr) - Code 656

$5.00

Turkey - Youth Fall Turkey 12 and under (nr) - Code 593

None

Turkey - Youth Spring Turkey 12 and under (nr) - Code 594

None

Walk In Access Program $1.00/$3.00/$5.00

Varies

Walk In Access Validation - Code 190

$3.00

Waterfowl - fall special goose - Code 520

$4.00

Waterfowl - spring light goose - Code 521

$2.50

Waterfowl/migratory birds - HIP Certification - Code 227

None

Wild rice - daily (nr) - Code 333

$30.00


Period of Issuance:

Varies


Length of Determination: Immediate for most licenses.
Other Info:
Activity: Hunting
Recreation
Trapping
License Detail URL:

Hunting licenses

Hunting and Trapping

DNR License Agents

Online License Sales

PHONE:
Call 888-665-4236 (1-MN-LICENse), 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

IN PERSON:
License agent searches, by county, may be made on the MN Dept. of Natural Resources (DNR) website at License Agents, then scroll down to Agents.

MAIL-IN applications:
Some licenses may be obtained by mail.

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
License Center/Angling License
500 Lafayette Rd
St. Paul, MN 55155-4026


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