STEP ONE: Find, update or create your Iowa DNR Customer Account.
STEP TWO: Follow the directions and add the privilege(s) (licenses, permits, registrations, and/or tags) you want to purchase to your shopping cart.
STEP THREE: Complete the payment process using a Discover, MasterCard, Visa, or E-Check. Note: There will be a convenience fee of $2.50 plus 2.5% of your purchase price added to your total.
Print certain privilege(s) at home immediately (e.g. fishing, small game hunting, furharvesting licenses).
Receive certain privilege(s) in the mail at the address you provided on your Iowa DNR Customer Account (e.g. off-highway registration renewals and Iowa DNR User Permits, deer tags).
Get quick and easy access to recreational privileges in Iowa, including hunting, fishing, and specialty licenses;
off-highway vehicle (includes ATVs, snowmobiles, and other recreational vehicles) registration renewals and Iowa DNR User Permits.
For specific, detailed information, please visit http://www.iowadnr.gov.
Any resident or nonresident born after January 1, 1972 must have
completed an approved hunter education program in Iowa or another state to buy a hunting license. If
your hunter education certification is not on your customer record, you will have to
either buy your license and show proof of hunter safety at a local vendor or call 1-800-367-1188
to complete the order.
This is your license. If you purchase a deer or turkey
license you will receive this license and harvest tag(s) in the mail in 5 TO 10 DAYS.
You must have a valid license and tag(s) in your
possession before you hunt deer or turkey.
For licenses that will be printed on-line, you must have the current version of
Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. If you do not have
Adobe's Acrobat Reader installed on your computer, you will NOT be able
to add these licenses to your shopping cart. Click here to
download Adobe Acrobat Reader.
IMPORTANT OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE INFORMATION
Registration renewals for ATVs, snowmobiles, ORVs,
and ORMs may be renewed through the Iowa DNR Online License and Registration Sales Site.
Registration and decals will be delivered via mail in 5 - 10 business days.
New registrations, transfers, and title/lien requests will still need to be
processed at your County Recorder of residence.
IMPORTANT USER PERMIT INFORMATION
Iowa DNR Snowmobile User Permits are required for all resident and nonresident snowmobilers
operating on public land, public ice, and designated snowmobile trails.
Iowa DNR OHV User Permits (ATV, ORV, ORM) are required for all OHVs registered in another
state in order to operate on public land, public ice, designated riding trails and
designated riding areas.
User Permit decals must be affixed to your machine for it to be legal.
User Permits can be purchased through the Iowa DNR Online License and
Registration Sales Site or at any license agent that sells hunting and fishing licenses.
Permits purchased online will be delivered via mail in 5 - 10 business days.
The Iowa DNR is required to collect social security numbers from all persons obtaining a hunting, fishing or
other recreational license under section 252J.8 of the Code of Iowa and 42 U.S. Code 666(a)(13). Your
social security number will serve as your principal identification number to determine your eligibility for
licenses. It will be provided to law enforcement agencies and the Iowa Child Support Collection Unit to establish,
modify and enforce child support obligations. It will not appear on your license.
Other information collected as part of the license purchase process is considered public record and could be requested by an
external third party. The Iowa DNR may use your contact information to communicate with you regarding your license purchases
or to provide hunting, fishing or outdoor recreational news and updates.