Quick and easy access to recreational privileges in Iowa, including hunting, fishing, and specialty licenses:
Purchase Your Licenses Online
Buy your Hunting and Fishing license online today! We offer multi-year packages and combos for whatever you need to stay licensed.
Support conservation in Iowa by buying a natural resource plate for your vehicle.
Make your online reservation for state park cabins, camping sites and lodges.
Iowa DNR Customer Service
Mon - Fri, 8:00am - 4:30pm CST
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Information / Records Requests
Contact Information by County
Are you interested in becoming an Iowa DNR license agent? At this time, we are unable to fulfill requests to be a license agent due to a limited supply of equipment. A waitlist has been established for interested parties and we are unable to give an exact time frame when additional agents will be added.
Parties still interested in becoming an Iowa DNR license agent are encouraged to contact DNR Customer Service for more information via Phone: (515) 725-8200 or Email: email@example.com.
Newsletters containing general licensing information, sent annually in August and December.
Below are resources provided to our license agents.
DNR publications and regulations can be ordered via your ELSI touchscreen by selecting "supplies" and "place an order."
If you do not see the item(s) you are requesting on the supply screen, please send your item(s) request to DNR Customer Service via Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone: (515) 725-8200.
2017 RESIDENT licenses go on sale December 15.
2017 NONRESIDENT licenses go on sale January 1.
Our offices will be closed December 26, 2016 and January 2, 2017 in observance of the holidays.
Experiencing problems with your ELSI equipment? Please call the Active 24 Hour Agent Help Desk at 1-877-288-6537.
Need help setting up your ELSI equipment? The Iowa Terminal Installation Guide is now available for you to print or download.
Iowa Terminal Installation Guide
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