Fishing licenses

Popular licenses

  • Individual angling: Use code 111 to buy a fishing license for one person.
  • Combination angling: Use code 112 to buy a license that allows a married couple to fish individually or together.
  • Individual sports: Use code 216 to buy a license for one person to hunt small game and fish.

 

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

Prices do not include any additional fees or the $1 agent fee.

 

Online sales

Fishing licenses are valid March 1 through Feb. 28 of the following year

Note: The current 2018 license year expires Feb. 28, 2019, for most licenses. 2018 annual shelter licenses are valid through April 30, 2019. If you purchase a license now it will be for the remaining 2018 license year.

Licenses for the March 1, 2019, license year do not go on sale until Feb. 18, 2019.

Resident Licenses

Fee

Angling - 24-hour Code 110 (r)

$12.00

Angling - 3 year Individual - Code 141 (r)

$71.00

Angling - 72 Hour - Code 140 (r)

$14.00

Angling - combination (Married Couple) (r) - Code 112

$40.00

Angling - dark house rental (r) - Code 120

$30.00

Angling - dark house shelter (r) - Code 119

$15.00

Angling - individual (r) - Code 111

$25.00

Angling - military (r)

None

Angling - Netting white tulibee herring (r) - Code 115

$10.00

Angling - spearing from dark house (r) - Code 113

$6.00

Angling Dark House 3 Year Rental (r) - Code 132

$87.00

Angling Dark House 3 Year - Code 131

$42.00

Angling Youth Ages 16 to 17 - Code 138 (r)

$5.00

Conservation combo angling (r) - Code 106

$27.00

Conservation individual angling (r) - Code 105

$17.00

Disability permit - angling/spearing permanent (r)

None

Disability permit - angling/spearing special annual (r) - Code 107

None

Fishing tournament license

$

Lifetime angling renewal (r) - Code 411

None

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

Varies

Sports - combination (r) - Code 217

$57.00

Sports - individual (r) - Code 216

$41.00

Stamp - trout (validation & pictorial) - Code 129

$10.75

Stamp - trout validation - Code 128

$10.00

Stamp - walleye pictorial- voluntary - Code 135

$5.75

Stamp - walleye validation- voluntary - Code 134

$5.00

Stamps (collectable)

Varies

Sturgeon tag (r) - Code 130

$5.00

Super Sports Combination - Code 143

$126.00

Super Sports Individual - Code 142

$100.00

Non-Resident Licenses

Fee

Angling - 14-day couple (nr) -Code 125

$54.00

Angling - 24-hour Code 139 (nr)

$14.00

Angling - 7-day (nr)- Code 126

$43.00

Angling - 72-hour (nr)- Code 127

$36.00

Angling - family (nr) - Code 124

$68.00

Angling - individual (nr) - Code 121

$51.00

Angling - shelter (nr) - Code 116

$37.00

Angling - shelter 7-day (nr) - Code 117

$21.00

Angling - spearing from dark house (nr) - Code 118

$17.00

Angling - Youth Ages16 to 17 or Youth own limit (nr) - Code 205

$5.00

Lifetime angling renewal (nr) - Code 415

None

Lifetime NR Angling/Small Game

Varies

Stamp - trout (validation & pictorial) - Code 129

$10.75

Stamp - trout validation - Code 128

$10.00

Stamp - walleye pictorial- voluntary - Code 135

$5.75

Stamp - walleye validation- voluntary - Code 134

$5.00

Stamps (collectable)

Varies

Sturgeon tag (nr) - Code 130

$5.00