Resident License Fees in Minnesota

Apprentice Hunter

  • Validation (Code 199): $3.50

Bear Hunting

  • Youth no-quota (13 to 17, Code 642): $5.00
  • Regular license (Code 660): $44.00
  • Lottery application (Code 662): $4.00
  • Youth lottery license (13 to 17, Code 643): $5.00
  • Military on leave (Code 663): No fee
  • No-quota license (Code 224): $44.00
  • Surplus license (Code 664): $44.00
  • Youth lottery (10 to 12, Code 659): No fee
  • Youth no-quota (10 to 12, Code 676): No fee
  • Youth surplus (10 to 12, Code 674): No fee
  • Youth surplus (13 to 17, Code 644): $5.00

Deer Hunting

  • Military archery on leave (Code 233): No fee
  • Antlerless lottery (Code 665): No fee
  • Antlerless surplus lottery (Code 675): No fee
  • Archery license (Code 213): $34.00
  • Bonus tag (Code 430): $18.00
  • Camp Ripley hunt applications (Code 668/669): $14.00 each
  • Disease Management (Code R-201/NR-202): $1.50
  • Early Antlerless (Code 422): $8.50
  • Firearm license (Code 212): $34.00
  • License upgrade/season change: Varies
  • Discharged military archery (Code 238): No fee
  • Discharged military firearm (Code 239): No fee
  • Discharged military muzzleloader (Code 249): No fee
  • Military firearm on leave (Code 232): No fee
  • Military muzzleloader on leave (Code 234): No fee
  • Muzzleloader license (Code 203): $34.00
  • Youth (10 - 12; archery/firearm/muzzleloader, Codes 246/247/248): No fee
  • Youth (13 to 17, Codes 209/210/204): $5.00

Disability Permits

  • Crossbow permit for big game or turkey: No fee
  • Hunt from a motor vehicle: No fee
  • Muzzleloader with a non-magnifying scope: No fee

Disabled Veteran Licenses

  • Deer (archery/firearm/muzzleloader, Codes 243/242/240): No fee
  • Small game (Code 241): No fee

Duplicate Licenses/Cards

  • Licenses: Varies
  • Safety card - firearm (Code 199): $3.50

Elk Hunting

  • Lottery application (Code 625): $4.00
  • License (DNR Only, Code not provided): $356.00

Federal Duck Stamp

  • (Code 10): $27.50

Landowner Deer License

  • (Code 342): No fee

Lifetime Licenses

  • Various hunting and fishing combos: Varies
  • Renewals (Code 410/414/409/412/413/417): No fee

Prairie Chicken

  • Application (Code 616): $4.00
  • License (Code 617): $23.00

Sandhill Crane Permit

  • (Code 250): $3.00

Small Game

  • 72-hour license (Code 144): $19.00
  • Military license: No fee
  • Senior citizen (Code 100): $13.50
  • Youth (16-17, Code 208): $5.00
  • Standard (Code 211): $22.00

Sports Licenses

  • Individual (Code 216): $41.00
  • Combination (Code 217): $57.00

Stamps

  • Migratory waterfowl (validation & pictoral, Code 245): $8.25
  • Migratory waterfowl (Code 226): $7.50
  • Pheasant (validation & pictoral, Code 244): $8.25
  • Pheasant validation (Code 229): $7.50
  • Turkey pictorial (Code 605): $0.75
  • Collectable: Varies

Super Sports Licenses

  • Combination (Code 143): $126.00
  • Individual (Code 142): $100.00

Trapping

  • Junior (Code 218): $5.00
  • Regular (Code 214): $23.00
  • Senior (Code 101): $11.50

Turkey Hunting

  • Youth spring (Code 601): $5.00
  • Youth spring (12 and under, Code 619): No fee
  • Fall license (Code 650): $26.00
  • Fall military (Code 654): No fee
  • Discharge Fall Turkey (Code 649): No fee
  • Spring archery (Code 607): $26.00
  • Spring license (Code 610): $26.00
  • Spring lottery application (Code 600): $4.00
  • Spring military (Code 615): No fee
  • Spring surplus (Code 613): $26.00
  • Youth fall license (Code 655): $5.00
  • Youth Fall Turkey (12 and under, Code 641): No fee
  • Discharge Spring Turkey Archery (Code 624): No fee

Walk-In Access Program

  • Validation (Code 190): $3.00
  • Additional fee options: Varies

Waterfowl Special Permits

  • Fall special goose (Code 520): $4.00
  • Spring light goose (Code 521): $2.50

HIP Certification

  • (Code 227): No fee

Wild Rice Harvesting

  • Daily (Code 332): $15.00
  • Harvester (Code 331): $25.00

Note: "(r)" denotes resident licenses. Codes refer to the respective license types within the Minnesota DNR system. Fees are subject to change and may vary in future seasons. For the most up-to-date information, please visit the Minnesota DNR licensing page.

Non-Resident License Fees in Minnesota

Apprentice Hunter

  • Validation (Code 199): $3.50

Bear Hunting

  • License (Code 661): $230.00
  • Lottery application (Code 662): $4.00
  • No-quota license (Code 225): $230.00
  • Surplus license (Code 667): $230.00
  • Youth lottery (13 to 17, Code 646): $5.00
  • Youth no-quota (13 to 17, Code 645): $5.00
  • Youth surplus (13 to 17, Code 647): $5.00

Deer Hunting

  • Antlerless lottery (Code 665): No fee
  • Antlerless surplus lottery (Code 675): No fee
  • Archery license (Code 223): $185.00
  • Bonus tag (Code 431): $91.00
  • Camp Ripley hunt applications (Code 668/669): $14.00 each
  • Disease management (Code R-201 / NR-202): $1.50
  • Early antlerless (Code 423): $45.00
  • Firearm license (Code 222): $185.00
  • License upgrade/season change: Varies
  • Muzzleloader license (Code 237): $185.00
  • Youth (10 - 12; archery/firearm/muzzleloader, Codes 246/247/248): No fee
  • Youth (13 to 17, Codes 230/231/236): $5.00

Duplicate Licenses

  • Varies

Federal Duck Stamp

  • (Code 10): $27.50

Furbearer and Specialty Hunting

  • Furbearer/raccoon/bobcat (Code 228): $183.00
  • Sandhill Crane Permit (Code 250): $3.00
  • Trapping (Code 207): $84.00

Small Game Hunting

  • 72-hour license (Code 145): $75.00
  • Youth (16 - 17, Code 206): $5.00
  • 18 and older (Code 221): $102.00

Stamps

  • Migratory waterfowl (validation & pictorial, Code 245): $8.25
  • Migratory waterfowl (Code 226): $7.50
  • Pheasant (validation & pictorial, Code 244): $8.25
  • Pheasant validation (Code 229): $7.50
  • Turkey pictorial (Code 605): $0.75
  • Collectable stamps: Varies

Turkey Hunting

  • Spring archery (Code 608): $96.00
  • Fall license (Code 651): $96.00
  • Spring license (Code 611): $96.00
  • Spring lottery application (Code 600): $4.00
  • Spring surplus (Code 614): $96.00
  • Youth spring (Code 602): $5.00
  • Youth fall (Code 656): $5.00
  • Youth Fall Turkey 12 and under (Code 593): No fee
  • Youth Spring Turkey 12 and under (Code 594): No fee

Walk-In Access Program

  • Validation (Code 190): $3.00
  • Additional fee options: Varies

Waterfowl Hunting

  • Fall special goose (Code 520): $4.00
  • Spring light goose (Code 521): $2.50

HIP Certification

  • (Code 227): No fee

Wild Rice Harvesting

  • Daily license (Code 333): $30.00

Note: "(nr)" denotes non-resident licenses. Fees are subject to change and may vary in future seasons. For up-to-date information, non-residents should consult the Minnesota DNR licensing page.

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