Hunting & trapping

Licenses

Licenses, permits, regulations


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, MN Tax Identification number or Social Security Number. Commercial licenses are issued at the DNR license center.

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

Go to: Resident Licenses | Non-Resident Licenses

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

$30.00

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

$16.00

Deer - Camp Ripley hunt A application - Code 668

$12.00

Deer - Camp Ripley hunt B application - Code 669

$12.00

Deer - firearm (r) - Code 212

$30.00

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

$30.00

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

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

$38.00

Sports-combination (r)- Code 217

$52.00

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

$117.00

Super Sports Individual - Code 142

$93.00

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

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

Wolf Lottery Application - Code 680

$4.00

WOLF- Military Discharge Early Firearm - Code 694

None

WOLF- Military On Leave Early Firearm - Code 691

None

WOLF- Military On Leave Late Firearm - Code 692

None

WOLF- Military On Leave Trapping - Code 693

None

WOLF- Resident Early Firearm Season - Code 681

$30.00

WOLF- Resident Late Firearm Season - Code 683

$30.00

WOLF-Military Discharge Late Firearm - Code 695

None

WOLF-Military Discharge Trapping - Code 696

None

WOLF-Resident Trapping License - Code 685

$30.00

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

$165.00

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

$81.00

Deer - Camp Ripley hunt A application - Code 668

$12.00

Deer - Camp Ripley hunt B application - Code 669

$12.00

Deer - firearm (nr) - Code 222

$165.00

Deer - license upgrades season change

Varies

Deer - muzzleloader license(nr) - Code 237

$165.00

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

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

Wolf Lottery Application - Code 680

$4.00

WOLF- Nonresident Early Firearm Season - Code 682

$250.00

WOLF- Nonresident Late Firearm Season - Code 684

$250.00