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Trapping Licenses

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License/ PermitFeeAvailable OnlineAvailable thru PhoneAvailable thru VendorsPaper Application Available
Non-Resident Trapping License (with state reciprocity)$175.50Online1-888-673-7648Vendor List 
Non-Resident Trapping License (without state reciprocity)$250.50Online1-888-673-7648Vendor List 
Resident Trapping License$10.50Online1-888-673-7648Vendor List 
Resident Youth Trapping *$7.50Online Vendor List 
Electronic State Habitat Stamp$5.50Online1-888-673-7648Vendor List 
Resident Super Senior Habitat Stamp$0.50Online Vendor List 
Otter Temporary Permit-purchase 48 hours after trapping otter$5.50  Vendor List 
 

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Any resident youth hunter age 18 and under may purchase a Youth Trapping License, which does not require the youth to have a Trapper Education Card. A youth trapper with this license must trap while supervised by a parent, Grand Parent, or guardian who is 21 years of age or older and has a valid Illinois Trapping license. The youth trapper shall not conduct the trapping activity unless the youth is accompanied by and under close personal supervision of these individuals.