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Resident Licenses/Permits

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NameFeeLicense/Permit TypeAvailable OnlineAvailable thru VendorsPaper Application Available
Fur Tanner or Dyer License$25.50Commercial, OtherOnlineVendor List 
Furbearing Animal Breeder License$25.50Commercial, OtherOnlineVendor List 
Ginseng Grower License$25.50Commercial, OtherOnlineVendor List 
Ginseng Harvest License$7.50Harvesting, OtherOnlineVendor List 
Hunting Apprentice License$7.50HuntingOnlineVendor List 
Processed Wild Game Dealer License$25.50Commercial, OtherOnlineVendor List 
Resident Commercial Fishing Device License/Tags Commercial, Fishing Vendor ListPaper
Resident Commercial Roe Dealer License$500.50Commercial, FishingOnlineVendor List 
Resident Commercial Roe Harvester License$250.00Commercial, Fishing   
Resident Fishing License$15.00FishingOnlineVendor List 
Resident Ginseng Dealer License$50.50Commercial, OtherOnlineVendor List 
Resident Hunting License$12.50HuntingOnlineVendor List 
Resident Initial Commercial Fishing License$60.50Commercial, FishingOnlineVendor List 
Resident Lifetime Fishing License$435.00Fishing, Lifetime  Paper
Resident Lifetime Hunting License$360.00Hunting, Lifetime  Paper
Resident Lifetime Sportsmen's Combination Hunting/Fishing License$765.00Combination, Fishing, Hunting, Lifetime  Paper
Resident Mussel Dealer License$300.50Commercial, FishingOnlineVendor List 
Resident Only Commercial Mussel License$50.50Commercial, FishingOnlineVendor List 
Resident Outfitter License$500.00Other   
Resident Retail Aquatic Life Dealer License$10.50Commercial, Fishing, OtherOnlineVendor List 
Resident Retail Minnow Dealer License$5.50Commercial, FishingOnlineVendor List 
Resident Senior Fishing License$7.75Fishing, SeniorOnlineVendor List 
Resident Senior Hunting License$6.50Hunting, SeniorOnlineVendor List 
Resident Senior Sportsmen's Combination Hunting/Fishing License$13.50Combination, Fishing, Hunting, SeniorOnlineVendor List 
Resident Sport Fishing License (24 hour)$5.50FishingOnlineVendor List 
Resident Sportsmen's Combination Hunting/Fishing License$26.25Combination, Fishing, HuntingOnlineVendor List 
Resident Super Senior Fishing License$1.50Fishing, SeniorOnlineVendor List 
Resident Super Senior Hunting License$1.50Hunting, SeniorOnlineVendor List 
Resident Super Senior Sportsman Combo Hunting and Fishing License$2.75Combination, Fishing, Hunting, SeniorOnlineVendor List 
Resident Trapping License$10.50TrappingOnlineVendor List 
Resident Veteran Fishing License (Prior Certification Required)$7.75FishingOnlineVendor List 
Resident Veteran Hunting License (Prior Certification Required)$6.50HuntingOnlineVendor List 
Resident Veteran Sportsmen's Combination Hunting/Fishing License (Prior Certification Required)$13.50Combination, Fishing, HuntingOnlineVendor List 
Resident Wholesale Aquatic Life Dealer License$50.50Commercial, Fishing, OtherOnlineVendor List 
Resident Wholesale Fur Buyer License$50.50Commercial, OtherOnlineVendor List 
Resident Wholesale Minnow Dealer License$25.50Commercial, FishingOnlineVendor List 
Resident Youth Trapping *$7.50TrappingOnlineVendor List 
Taxidermy License$25.50Commercial, OtherOnlineVendor List 
Timber Buyer License$30.00Other  Paper
Wild Game & Bird Breeder License (Class A)$10.50Commercial, OtherOnlineVendor List 
Wild Game & Bird Breeder License (Class B)$20.50Commercial, OtherOnlineVendor List 
Electronic State Migratory Waterfowl Stamp$15.50Hunting, WaterfowlOnlineVendor List 
Federal Migratory Waterfowl Stamp (may be purchased at US Post Offices or selected DNR offices) $25.50Hunting, Waterfowl   
Harvest Information Program (HIP) Certification$0.00HuntingOnlineVendor List 
Inland Trout Stamp$6.50FishingOnlineVendor List 
Lake Michigan Salmon Stamp$6.50FishingOnlineVendor List 
Resident Super Senior Inland Trout Stamp$0.50Fishing, SeniorOnlineVendor List 
Resident Super Senior Lake Michigan Salmon Stamp$0.50Fishing, SeniorOnlineVendor List 
Commercial Migratory Waterfowl Hunting Area Permit Commercial, Hunting, Waterfowl/Dove  Paper
Controlled Pheasant Hunting Area Permit Hunting, Upland   
Crossbow Permit$0.00Hunting, Other  Paper
Crossbow Permit Renewal$0.00Hunting, Other  Paper
CWD Firearm OTC Permit (Antlerless Only)$5.50Deer, Hunting Vendor List 
Free Dove Hunting Permit$0.00DoveOnline  
Free Upland Game Hunting Permit$0.00Hunting, Upland   
Otter Temporary Permit-purchase 48 hours after trapping otter$5.50Trapping Vendor List 
Public Duck Hunting Area Permit$0.00Waterfowl   
Public Goose Hunting Area Permit$0.00WaterfowlOnline  
Resident & Non-Resident Youth OTC County Firearm Permit (Either Sex)$10.50Deer, HuntingOnlineVendor List 
Resident Deer Archery Either-Sex Permit Application$15.00Deer, Hunting  Paper
Resident Deer Archery OTC Permit (Antlerless Only)$15.50Deer, Hunting Vendor List 
Resident Deer Archery OTC Permit (ES & AO)$26.00Deer, Hunting Vendor List 
Resident Deer Firearm Lottery Permit Application (Antlerless Only)$17.50Deer, HuntingOnline Paper
Resident Deer Firearm Lottery Permit Application (Either Sex & Antlerless Only)$42.50Deer, HuntingOnline Paper
Resident Deer Firearm Lottery Permit Application (Either Sex)$25.00Deer, HuntingOnline Paper
Resident Deer Firearm OTC County Permit (Antlerless Only)$18.00Deer, Hunting Vendor List 
Resident Deer Firearm OTC County Permit (Either-Sex)$25.50Deer, Hunting Vendor List 
Resident Deer Muzzleloader Lottery Permit Application (Antlerless Only)$17.50Deer, HuntingOnline Paper
Resident Deer Muzzleloader Lottery Permit Application (Either Sex & Antlerless Only)$42.50Deer, HuntingOnline Paper
Resident Deer Muzzleloader Lottery Permit Application (Either-Sex)$25.00Deer, HuntingOnline Paper
Resident Deer Muzzleloader OTC County Permit (Antlerless Only)$18.00Deer, Hunting Vendor List 
Resident Deer Muzzleloader OTC County Permit (Either Sex)$25.50Deer, Hunting Vendor List 
Resident Fall Turkey Archery Over-the-Counter (OTC) Permit$5.50Hunting, Turkey Vendor List 
Resident Fall Turkey Shotgun Lottery Permit Application$15.00Hunting, TurkeyOnline Paper
Resident Landowner (POH) Application$0.00Deer, Hunting  Paper
Resident Landowner (POH) Application-All Programs$0.00Hunting, Turkey  Paper
Resident Late Winter Firearm OTC County Permit (Antlerless Only)$18.00Deer, Hunting Vendor List 
Resident Late Winter Special Hunt Area (SHA) Permit Application$17.50Deer, HuntingOnline  
Resident Spring Turkey Lottery Application$15.00TurkeyOnline Paper
Resident Turkey Spring Property Only Hunting (POH) Permit$0.00Hunting  Paper
Resident Turkey Spring Shotgun/Archery Permit$15.00HuntingOnline Paper
Standing Vehicle Permit$0.00Hunting, Other  Paper
Standing Vehicle Permit Renewal$0.00Hunting, Other  Paper
Turkey Spring Youth Shotgun/Archery Over the Counter (OTC) Permit$10.50Hunting, Turkey, Youth Vendor List 
Turkey Spring Youth Shotgun/Archery SHA Lottery Permit Application$10.00Hunting, Turkey, YouthOnline  
Youth Waterfowl Hunting Permit Hunting, Waterfowl, Youth  Paper
Electronic State Habitat Stamp$5.50Dove, Hunting, Trapping, Turkey, UplandOnlineVendor List 
Resident Super Senior Habitat Stamp$0.50Dove, Hunting, Senior, Trapping, Turkey, UplandOnlineVendor List