Hunting & Fishing Sportsman Licenses

Hunting & Fishing Licenses
The following licenses are sold at the Recorder's Office:
  • Hunting licenses
  • Fishing licenses
  • Fur harvester licenses
  • Lifetime fishing and hunting licenses and habitat fees for citizens over 65
  • Non-resident licenses
  • Various special season licenses
Hunting License Requirements
If you were born after January 1, 1967, you must satisfactorily complete a hunter education course in order to obtain a hunting license.

In order to obtain a hunting license, the Department of Natural Resources requires proof of residency. You can either show an Iowa driver's license, an Iowa DNR number, or Social Security Number.

For More Information
For information regarding hunting or fishing licenses, visit the Iowa Department of Natural Resources website.