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Commercial game & fish licenses

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Commercial licenses applications require a Federal Employer Identification number, MN Tax Identification number or Social Security Number. Commercial licenses are issued at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources license center located at 500 Lafayette Rd. St Paul, MN 55155-4040.

 

Using this page: Click in the table below to find license agents, get applications or purchase licenses by phone or the Internet.

Note: Price does not include any additional fees charged ($1.00 agent fee).

Angling licenses are valid from March 1 through February 28 of the following year. Hunting licenses are valid from March 1 through February 28 of the following year. Please see regulations handbook for exact dates/times for specific licenses.

Resident Licenses | Non-Resident Licenses

Resident Licenses

Fee

DNR License Agents DNR (St. Paul) Phone Sales Internet

Aquaculture

$ various

  yes    

Bear Outfitter(r)

$ 82.50

  yes    

Commercial netting of fish

$ various

  yes    

Fish buyer retailer - international

$ 35.00

  yes    

Fish buyer retailer - Lake Superior

$ 35.00

  yes    

Fish buyer wholesale - Lake Superior (r)

$ 150.00

  yes    

Fish buyer wholesaler - international

$ 300.00

  yes    

Fish packer (r)

$ 40.00

  yes    

Fish vendor (r)

$ 70.00

  yes    

Frogs - purchase, possess, and transport (r)

$ 220.00

  yes    

Frogs - take, possess, transport, sell (r)

$ 35.00

  yes    

Fur (raw) buyer - corporation (r)

$ 110.00

  yes    

Fur (raw) buyer - partnership (r)

$ 110.00

  yes    

Fur (raw) dealer (r)

$ 110.00

  yes    

Fur buyer - supplemental (r)

$ 55.00

  yes    

Fur tanning and dressing

$ 16.50

  yes    

Game farm (r)

$ 16.50

  yes    

Ginseng - buy or sell (r)

$ 5.00

  yes    

Guide - Lake Superior

$ various

  yes    

Horse Trail Pass

$ various

  yes    

Master Bear Outfitter (r)

$ 165.00

  yes    

Minnow dealer (r)

$ 310.00

  yes    

Minnow dealer - exporting (r)

$ 700.00

  yes    

Minnow dealer vehicle (r)

$ 15.00

  yes    

Minnow dealer vehicle - exporting (r)

$ 15.00

  yes    

Minnow retail vehicle

$ 15.00

  yes    

Minnow retailer

$ 47.00

  yes    

Shooting preserve - commercial (r)

$ 500.00

  yes    

Shooting preserve - private (r)

$ 100.00

  yes    

Taxidermy (r)

$ various

  yes    

Turtle - Recreational

$ 25.00

  yes    

Wild rice - dealer (r)

$ various

  yes    

Non-Resident Licenses

Fee

DNR License Agents DNR (St. Paul) Phone Sales Internet

Aquaculture

$ various

  yes    

Fish buyer retailer - international

$ 35.00

  yes    

Fish buyer retailer - Lake Superior

$ 35.00

  yes    

Fish buyer wholesaler - international

$ 300.00

  yes    

Frogs - purchase, possess and transport (nr)

$ 550.00

  yes    

Fur (raw) buyer - corporation (nr)

$ 500.00

  yes    

Fur buyer (nr)

$ 500.00

  yes    

Fur tanning and dressing

$ 16.50

  yes    

Guide - Lake Superior

$ various

  yes    

Minnow hauler (nr)

$ 700.00

  yes    

Minnow hauler vehicle (nr)

$ 15.00

  yes    

Minnow retail vehicle

$ 15.00

  yes    

Minnow retailer

$ 47.00

  yes