Hunting and Fishing Licenses


(888) 936-7463 -- Toll-free and bilingual services

(608) 266-2621 -- Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Central Office-Madison

(608) 261-4380 -- Central Office

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Counter Hours)
7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Office Hours)
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m (Toll-free Hours)

101 S. Webster St.
P.O.Box 7921
Madison, WI 53707-7921

Most sporting goods stores sell fishing and hunting licenses. The location closest to campus is the DNR's central office.

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources sells a wide variety of licenses. Costs vary according to season and residency. Undergrad out-of-state students are considered residents for this purpose if they have lived in the city for 30 days. Bring a Wisconsin drivers license, a social security card or a validated UW ID and another form of ID which verifies Madison address, for example a utility bill.

Licenses can also be purchased online at