Department of Natural Resources
No license is required during Free Fishing Weekend, Feb. 15 - 16, and you will be allowed to fish for free on Monday, Feb. 17 as well. All rules and regulations still apply.
You can purchase a trail permit at select dealers selling preprinted ORV licenses and ORV and snowmobile trail permits while the system is down.
The URL of the new system will remain the same: Michigan.gov/DNRLicenses.
This is a screenshot of what the new website will look like:
Existing eLicense customers will keep their usernames but will have to reset their passwords the first time they log in to the new system, starting at noon on Feb. 18.
If you need help with the new system after it goes live, please send an email to MDNR-e-License@Michigan.gov or call the help desk at 517-284-6057. Help desk hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Features of the new license sales system include:
You can read our recent press release about the new system for additional details.