Becoming an Iowa DNR License Vendor

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:

License Vendor Resources

Newsletters containing general licensing information, sent annually in August and December.


Below are resources provided to our license agents.

License Vendor Supplies

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: or Phone: (515) 725-8200.

Equipment Helpdesk

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

Find a Vendor

Looking for a license vendor in order to purchase your hunting or fishing license?

Find a license vendor near you.

Or purchase online:

Buy Your Licenses Online