Landowner Permit Quiz

Determine if you qualify for a landowner permit

Take the quiz or read more about landowner permits.


For the purposes of obtaining a resident landowner permit, a Missouri resident is a person who does not claim any resident privileges (e.g. hunting, fishing, trapping, driver’s license, registered voter, etc.) in another state or country; and whose legal residence or domicile have been in the state of Missouri for at 30 least days prior to obtaining a Landowner permit.


Domicile is defined as the place where a person has his/her true, fixed, and permanent home and principal establishment and to which whenever s/he is absent s/he has the intention of returning. It is his/her legal residence, as distinguished from his/her temporary place or abode; or his/her home, as distinguished from a place to which business or pleasure may temporarily call him/her.

Are you a Missouri resident?
A Missouri resident is a person who does not claim any resident privileges (e.g. hunting, fishing, trapping, driver’s license, registered voter, etc.) in another state or country; and whose legal residence or domicile have been in the state of Missouri for at least 30 days prior to obtaining a landowner permit.
Are you a Missouri resident who owns at least 20 contiguous acres of land?
"Contiguous" is defined as acreage apart of a larger single tract of land touching along a boundary or at a point, including acreage bisected by a public roadway, county boundary, or public right-of-way.
Are you an immediate household member of resident landowner who owns at least 20 contiguous acres of land?
An immediate household member is anyone, related or unrelated, whose legal residence is the same as the qualifying resident landowner for at least the last 30 days. Family members whose legal residence is elsewhere do not qualify.
Are you a Missouri resident who is a general partner of a partnership, an officer of a resident or foreign corporation, an officer or managing member of a resident limited liability company, or an officer of a benevolent association organized pursuant to Chapter 352 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri when the before mentioned organization owns at least 20 contiguous acres of land?
"Contiguous" is defined as acreage apart of a larger single tract of land touching along a boundary or at a point, including acreage bisected by a public roadway, county boundary, or public right-of-way.
An immediate family member is anyone, related or unrelated, whose legal residence is the same as the qualifying nonresident landowner for at least the last 30 days. Family members whose legal residence is elsewhere do not qualify

You qualify for Landowner permits.

Sorry, you do not qualify for a Landowner permit.

Check the Code

This is NOT a legal document. Regulations are subject to revision during the current year.
Refer to the Wildlife Code.

Permit Information

Before you hunt or fish this season, make sure to buy your Missouri hunting and fishing permits. General information about permits.

Landowner Permit Quiz

Take this simple quiz to determine if you qualify for a no-cost or reduced-cost landowner permit.

See if you qualify for landowner permits.

Military

If you're a Missouri resident and in the National Guard or reserve forces, you may be eligible for reduced cost permits or exceptions.
Learn more about military permits.

The Conservation Permit Card

The card makes buying hunting and fishing permits easy.
Learn more about the permit card.

Apprentice Hunter Authorization

Apprentice hunters can purchase firearms hunting permits and hunt in the immediate presence of a mentor.
Learn more about apprentice hunters.

Permit Auto-Renewal

Learn more about how to enroll in the Permit Auto-Renewal Service.

Permit Auto-Renewal