Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Online License Sales

Online sales to RESIDENTS and NONRESIDENTS for the following:

  • Hunting license
  • Fishing license
  • Safety certificate
  • Ski pass
  • Trail sticker
  • Hunting lottery application
  • Harvest registration
  • ATV, ORV, OHM, snowmobile and boat renewal

Minnesota residents

  • If you are 21 or older you must have a resident record on file. To create a resident record visit any license agent location with the required documentation or contact the DNR.
  • Anyone 21 years of age or older, must possess a current Minnesota Driver's License or a current Minnesota Public Safety ID.
  • To qualify as a resident an individual must have maintained a legal residence in the state for at least 60 days prior to applying for or purchasing a license.

Before you begin your purchase

  • Any license purchase requiring special documentation (e.g., social security disability, nonresident students) must visit a license agent or the DNR to purchase the license.
  • Anyone born on or after January 1, 1980 must have a MN DNR Firearms Safety Hunter Education Certification or Hunter Safety Education Certificate issued by another State in order to obtain a license to hunt or trap in Minnesota (a Permit to Carry does not meet this requirement).
  • Please consult the appropriate regulations before purchasing your license/pass/registration for season dates times and information.

Purchasing information

  • Click on one of the buttons below.
  • Enter your customer identification information.
    • If you are unable to locate your customer information and you are a nonresident or a resident under age 21, click "Create New Customer". You will then be asked to indicate your residency status. Available licenses will be displayed based on your residency.
  • Pay for your purchase.
    • We accept VISA, MasterCard, or E-check to pay for your licenses.
    • A 3% convenience fee will be added to your total. In addition, $1.65 will be added to your total if the license is required to be mailed.
  • Print the confirmation of your purchase and/or print your license/pass/certificate.
    Note: You cannot participate in the activity with the confirmation page.

    • You will be able to print and use most license/passes/certificates immediately; however, if your purchase cannot be printed because it requires a tag or sticker (i.e., deer, bear, turkey, shelter) you must wait for it to arrive in the mail before participating in the activity.
    • Licenses that require a tag or sticker should be received by US postal mail within 5 to 10 business days from the date of your online purchase.
    • Temporary vehicle and boat registration receipts can be printed and are valid for 21 days until you receive your registration documents by mail.
    • If you fail to receive your tag, license or sticker within 10 days please contact AOHFMNWebmaster@activenetwork.com .

Please click here  to verify that your browser is set up to print PDFs correctly before purchasing a license.

Difficulty with web application or need assistance: Email AOHFMNWebmaster@activenetwork.com (response within 48 hours) or call 1-888-773-8450.

You may also purchase your license over the phone by calling 1-888-665-4236 (license sales only).

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