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License/ PermitFeeLicense/Permit TypePrivilege TypeAvailable OnlineAvailable thru VendorsPaper Application AvailableAvailable thru Phone
Fur Tanner or Dyer License$25.50Commercial, OtherLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Ginseng Grower License$25.50Commercial, OtherLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Processed Wild Game Dealer License$25.50Commercial, OtherLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Resident Commercial Fishing Device License/Tags Commercial, FishingLicense Vendor ListPaper 
Resident Commercial Roe Dealer License$500.00Commercial, FishingLicenseOnlineVendor List  
Resident Commercial Roe Harvester License$250.00Commercial, FishingLicense   1-888-673-7648
Resident Fishing License$15.00FishingLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Resident Ginseng Dealer License$50.50Commercial, OtherLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Resident Hunting License$12.50HuntingLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Resident Initial Commercial Fishing License$60.00Commercial, FishingLicenseOnlineVendor List  
Resident Lifetime Fishing License$435.00Fishing, LifetimeLicense  Paper 
Resident Lifetime Hunting License$360.00Hunting, LifetimeLicense  Paper 
Resident Lifetime Sportsmen's Combination Hunting/Fishing License$765.00Combination, Fishing, Hunting, LifetimeLicense  Paper 
Resident Mussel Dealer License$300.50Commercial, FishingLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Resident Only Commercial Mussel License$50.00Commercial, FishingLicenseOnlineVendor List  
Resident Outfitter License$500.00OtherLicense    
Resident Retail Aquatic Life Dealer License$10.50Commercial, Fishing, OtherLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Resident Retail Fur Buyer License$25.00Commercial, OtherLicenseOnlineVendor List  
Resident Retail Minnow Dealer License$5.50Commercial, FishingLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Resident Senior Fishing License$7.75Fishing, SeniorLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Resident Senior Hunting License$6.50Hunting, SeniorLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Resident Senior Sportsmen's Combination Hunting/Fishing License$13.50Combination, Fishing, Hunting, SeniorLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Resident Sportsmen's Combination Hunting/Fishing License$26.25Combination, Fishing, HuntingLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Resident Super Senior Fishing License$1.50Fishing, SeniorLicenseOnlineVendor List  
Resident Super Senior Hunting License$1.50Hunting, SeniorLicenseOnlineVendor List  
Resident Super Senior Sportsman Combo Hunting and Fishing License$2.50Combination, Fishing, Hunting, SeniorLicenseOnlineVendor List  
Resident Trapping License$10.50TrappingLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Resident Veteran Fishing License (Prior Certification Required)$7.75FishingLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Resident Veteran Hunting License (Prior Certification Required)$6.50HuntingLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Resident Veteran Sportsmen's Combination Hunting/Fishing License (Prior Certification Required)$13.50Combination, Fishing, HuntingLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Resident Wholesale Aquatic Life Dealer License$50.50Commercial, Fishing, OtherLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Resident Wholesale Fur Buyer License$125.00Commercial, OtherLicenseOnlineVendor List  
Resident Wholesale Minnow Dealer License$25.50Commercial, FishingLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Taxidermy License$25.50Commercial, OtherLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Youth Hunting License$7.00Hunting, YouthLicenseOnlineVendor List  
Resident Super Senior Habitat Stamp$0.50Deer, Dove, Hunting, Senior, Trapping, Turkey, UplandOtherOnlineVendor List  
Resident Super Senior Inland Trout Stamp$0.50Fishing, SeniorOtherOnlineVendor List  
Resident Super Senior Lake Michigan Salmon Stamp$0.50Fishing, SeniorOtherOnlineVendor List  
Resident Deer Archery Over the Counter Permit (Antlerless Only)$15.50Deer, HuntingPermit Vendor List 1-888-673-7648
Resident Deer Archery Over the Counter Permit (Either Sex & Antlerless Only)$26.00Deer, HuntingPermit Vendor List 1-888-673-7648
Resident Deer Firearm Lottery Permit Application (Antlerless Only)$17.50Deer, HuntingPermitOnline Paper 
Resident Deer Firearm Lottery Permit Application (Either Sex & Antlerless Only)$42.50Deer, HuntingPermitOnline Paper 
Resident Deer Firearm Lottery Permit Application (Either Sex)$25.00Deer, HuntingPermitOnline Paper 
Resident Deer Firearm Over the Counter County Permit (Antlerless Only)$18.00Deer, HuntingPermit Vendor List  
Resident Deer Firearm Over the Counter County Permit (Either Sex)$25.50Deer, HuntingPermit Vendor List  
Resident Deer Muzzleloader Lottery Permit Application (Antlerless Only)$17.50Deer, HuntingPermitOnline Paper 
Resident Deer Muzzleloader Lottery Permit Application (Either Sex & Antlerless Only)$42.50Deer, HuntingPermitOnline Paper 
Resident Deer Muzzleloader Lottery Permit Application (Either Sex)$25.00Deer, HuntingPermitOnline Paper 
Resident Deer Muzzleloader Over the Counter County Permit (Antlerless Only)$18.00Deer, HuntingPermit Vendor List  
Resident Deer Muzzleloader Over the Counter County Permit (Either Sex)$25.50Deer, HuntingPermit Vendor List  
Resident Deer Property Only Hunting (POH) Archery Permit Application (Antlerless Only)$0.00Deer, HuntingPermit  Paper 
Resident Deer Property Only Hunting (POH) Archery Permit Application (Either Sex)$0.00Deer, HuntingPermit  Paper 
Resident Deer Property Only Hunting (POH) Firearm Permit Application (Antlerless Only)$0.00Deer, HuntingPermit  Paper 
Resident Deer Property Only Hunting (POH) Firearm Permit Application (Either Sex)$0.00Deer, HuntingPermit  Paper 
Resident Fall Turkey Archery Permit$5.50Hunting, TurkeyPermitOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Resident Late Winter Firearm Over the Counter County Permit (Antlerless Only)$18.00Deer, HuntingPermit Vendor List  
Resident Late Winter Special Hunt Area (SHA) Permit Application$17.50Deer, HuntingPermitOnline   
Resident Turkey Fall Property Only Hunting (POH) Archery Permit$0.00Hunting, TurkeyPermit  Paper 
Resident Turkey Fall Property Only Hunting (POH) Shotgun Permit$0.00Hunting, TurkeyPermit  Paper 
Resident Turkey Fall Shotgun Permit$15.00Hunting, TurkeyPermitOnline Paper 
Resident Turkey Spring Property Only Hunting (POH) Permit$0.00Hunting, TurkeyPermit    
Resident Turkey Spring Shotgun/Archery Permit$15.00Hunting, TurkeyPermitOnline   
Non-Resident Aquatic Life Dealer License$100.75Commercial, Fishing, OtherLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Non-Resident Commercial Fishing Device License/Tags Commercial, FishingLicense Vendor ListPaper 
Non-Resident Commercial Roe Dealer License$1,500.00Commercial, FishingLicenseOnlineVendor List  
Non-Resident Commercial Roe Harvester License$3,500.00Commercial, FishingLicense   1-888-673-7648
Non-Resident Fishing License$31.50FishingLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Non-Resident Fishing License (3 day)$15.50FishingLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Non-Resident Fur Buyer Auction Participation License$50.00Commercial, OtherLicenseOnlineVendor List  
Non-Resident Fur Buyer License$250.00Commercial, OtherLicenseOnlineVendor List  
Non-Resident Ginseng Dealer License$100.75Commercial, OtherLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Non-Resident Hunting License$57.75HuntingLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Non-Resident Hunting License (5 day)$35.75HuntingLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Non-Resident Hunting Preserve License$12.50Hunting, OtherLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Non-Resident Initial Commercial Fishing License$150.00Commercial, FishingLicenseOnlineVendor List  
Non-Resident Mussel Dealer License$2,500.75Commercial, FishingLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Non-Resident Outfitter License$2,500.00OtherLicense    
Non-Resident Sport Fishing License (24 hour)$10.50FishingLicenseOnlineVendor List  
Non-Resident Trapping License (with state reciprocity)$175.50TrappingLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Non-Resident Trapping License (without state reciprocity)$250.50TrappingLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Non-Resident Deer Archery Permit Application (Either Sex & Antlerless Only)$410.00Deer, HuntingPermitOnline  1-888-673-7648
Non-Resident Deer Firearm Lottery Permit Application (Antlerless Only)$25.00Deer, HuntingPermitOnline Paper 
Non-Resident Deer Firearm Lottery Permit Application (Either Sex & Antlerless Only)$325.00Deer, HuntingPermitOnline Paper 
Non-Resident Deer Firearm Lottery Permit Application (Either Sex)$300.00Deer, HuntingPermitOnline Paper 
Non-Resident Deer Firearm Over the Counter County Permit (Antlerless Only)$25.50Deer, HuntingPermit Vendor List  
Non-Resident Deer Firearm Over the Counter County Permit (Either Sex)$300.50Deer, HuntingPermit Vendor List  
Non-Resident Deer Muzzleloader Lottery Permit Application (Antlerless Only)$25.00Deer, HuntingPermitOnline Paper 
Non-Resident Deer Muzzleloader Lottery Permit Application (Either Sex)$300.00Deer, HuntingPermitOnline Paper 
Non-Resident Deer Muzzleloader Lottery Permit Application (Ether Sex & Antlerless Only)$325.00Deer, HuntingPermitOnline Paper 
Non-Resident Deer Muzzleloader Over the Counter County Permit (Antlerless Only)$25.50Deer, HuntingPermit Vendor List  
Non-Resident Deer Muzzleloader Over the Counter County Permit (Either Sex)$300.50Deer, HuntingPermit Vendor List  
Non-Resident Deer Over the Counter Archery Permit (Either Sex & Antlerless Only)$411.00Deer, HuntingPermitOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Non-Resident Deer Property Only Hunting (POH) Archery Permit Application (Either Sex & Antlerless Only)$210.00Deer, HuntingPermit  Paper 
Non-Resident Deer Property Only Hunting (POH) Firearm Permit Application (Antlerless Only)$25.00Deer, HuntingPermit  Paper 
Non-Resident Deer Property Only Hunting (POH) Firearm Permit Application (Either Sex)$150.00Deer, HuntingPermit  Paper 
Non-Resident Fall Turkey Archery Permit$75.50Hunting, TurkeyPermitOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Non-Resident Turkey Fall Property Only Hunting (POH) Archery Permit$25.00Hunting, TurkeyPermit  Paper 
Non-Resident Turkey Fall Property Only Hunting (POH) Shotgun Permit$37.50Hunting, TurkeyPermit  Paper 
Non-Resident Turkey Fall Shotgun Permit$125.00Hunting, TurkeyPermitOnline Paper 
Non-Resident Turkey Spring Property Only Hunting (POH) Permit$37.50Hunting, TurkeyPermit    
Non-Resident Turkey Spring Shotgun/Archery Permit$125.00Hunting, TurkeyPermitOnline   
Furbearing Animal Breeder License$25.50Commercial, OtherLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Ginseng Harvest License$7.50Harvesting, OtherLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Hunting Apprentice License$7.50HuntingLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Interstate Minnow Dealer License$500.00Commercial, FishingLicense  Paper 
Resident Sport Fishing License (24 hour)$5.50FishingLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Timber Buyer License$30.00OtherLicense  Paper 
Wild Game & Bird Breeder License (Class A)$10.50Commercial, OtherLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Wild Game & Bird Breeder License (Class B)$20.50Commercial, OtherLicenseOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Electronic State Habitat Stamp$5.50Deer, Dove, Hunting, Trapping, Turkey, UplandOtherOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Electronic State Migratory Waterfowl Stamp$15.50Hunting, WaterfowlOtherOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Federal Migratory Waterfowl Stamp (may be purchased at US Post Offices or selected DNR offices) $15.50Hunting, WaterfowlOther   1-888-673-7648
Harvest Information Program (HIP) Certification$0.00HuntingOtherOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Inland Trout Stamp$6.50FishingOtherOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Lake Michigan Salmon Stamp$6.50FishingOtherOnlineVendor List 1-888-673-7648
Aquaculture Permit$50.50CommercialPermit  Paper 
Commercial Migratory Waterfowl Hunting Area Permit Commercial, Hunting, Waterfowl/DovePermit  Paper 
Controlled Pheasant Hunting Area Permit Hunting, UplandPermit    
Crossbow Permit$0.00Hunting, OtherPermit  Paper 
Crossbow Permit Renewal$0.00Hunting, OtherPermit  Paper 
Free Dove Hunting Permit$0.00DovePermithttps://www.dnr.illinois.gov/hunting/dove/Pages/OnlinePermitApplication.aspx   
Free Upland Game Hunting Permit$0.00Hunting, UplandPermit    
Public Duck Hunting Area Permit$0.00WaterfowlPermit    
Public Goose Hunting Area Permit$0.00WaterfowlPermitOnline   
Resident & Non-Resident Youth Over the Counter Firearm Permit (Either Sex)$10.50Deer, HuntingPermitOnlineVendor List  
Special Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Permit (Antlerless Only)$5.50Deer, HuntingPermit Vendor List  
Standing Vehicle Permit$0.00Hunting, OtherPermit  Paper 
Standing Vehicle Permit Renewal$0.00Hunting, OtherPermit  Paper 
Turkey Spring Youth Shotgun/Archery Over the Counter (OTC) Permit$10.50Hunting, Turkey, YouthPermitOnlineVendor List  
Turkey Spring Youth Shotgun/Archery SHA LotteryPermit$10.00Hunting, Turkey, YouthPermitOnline   
Youth Waterfowl Hunting Permit Hunting, Waterfowl, YouthPermit  Paper