• Who Needs a License or Permit?The Department of Natural Resources requires licenses for the recreational use of
Michigan's natural resources, snowmobiling, boating, ORVs, land use, etc... Others need permits to use
state land or be licensed to work with or collect natural resources. These pages provide
step-by-step instructions on who needs to have a license or permit for which activities, and
how to apply for them when applicable.
To find your information use the search found in on the upper right of your screen or select one of the links below.