Title: Exporting Minnow Dealer License
Description: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
Creation Date: 2/8/2011 8:15:00 AM
Modification Date: 2/8/2011 8:15:00 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
Agency Fax: Agency URL: https://www.dnr.state.mn.us
Agency Address: Natural Resources (DNR), Minnesota Dept. of
500 Lafayette Rd.
Division Name: License Center
Division Phone: 651-355-0147
Division Fax: Division URL:
Please complete the following information as a part of your license application request and an application and rules will be mailed:
-Specify what application type being requested | Include your: -Name (First, Middle, Last) -Mailing address -Phone Number
A minnow dealer must obtain an exporting minnow dealer license to transport minnows (taken under their minnow dealer license) out of the state. Leeches are considered and defined as minnows. Vehicles being used to export minnows out of state are required to be licensed as Exporting Minnow Dealer Vehicles
Non-residents who purchase minnows from licensed minnow dealers for export must obtain Non-resident Minnow Hauler and Non-resident Minnow Hauler Vehicle Licenses.
License issued to individuals only.
As part of your exporting minnow dealer license renewal, you must submit a completed, signed Annual Report of Minnows Exported. This report must be submitted even if no production or sales occurred during the licensing period.
License Renewal Information
License renewal packets will be mailed out to all current exporting minnow dealer licensees in January. You can renew your license by completing and returning the enclosed license application.
Any person over 16 assisting the minnow dealer must have a Minnesota angling license.
Application for Exporting Minnow Dealer's License, #705
Optional permit applications:
Bait Preservation Permit
Permit to harvest minnows in designated infested waters
Contact Ron Kullmann at email@example.com to request a license application.
Exporting Minnow Dealer - $700
Minnow Dealer License - $310
Exporting Minnow Dealer's Vehicle - $15/vehicle
Period of Issuance:
Annual (March - March)
Length of Determination: One to three weeks.
License Detail URL:
Exporting Minnow Dealer License
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