Hunting Permit

Maple Grove issues permits for limited hunting of deer, geese and turkeys.  To hunt in the city, you must possess a valid deer, goose, or turkey hunting permit signed by a designee of the Maple Grove Police Department.

To receive a permit to hunt, you must:

1. Complete the permit application and include the signature of the landowner(s) giving you permission to hunt in a specific location.

2. Mail the completed application, along with required payment and photocopies of your ID and hunter safety certificate, to:

Maple Grove Police Department
Attn: Records Unit / Hunting Permits
12800 Arbor Lakes Parkway
Maple Grove, MN 55369

Or email completed permit to:  and mail payment separately to the above address.

These are the preferred methods to limit traffic in our lobby. The permits will then be either emailed or mailed upon completion by office staff.

3. Include the fee of $15 for deer or turkey hunting or $10 for goose hunting; both or all three permits are a total of $15.00. SPRING TURKEY HUNTING permits are no charge.  Capable partners permits are no charge.

4. View the online hunting orientation.

2021 Hunting Requirements:

2021 Hunting Rules and Regulations

All Maple Grove hunters, regardless of age, are required to show proof of possessing a Firearm Safety Certificate, advanced hunter education, or bow hunter safety certificate (archers only).

For general information on firearm safety training, or to request a duplicate firearm safety certificate, call 888-646-6367 or 651-296-6157 or visit the DNR website.

REMINDER:  Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, please practice social distancing when hunting.

Archery Turkey Hunting:
2021 Spring Season: Adhere to MN DNR season dates
2021 Fall Season:  Adhere to MN DNR season dates

Archery Deer Hunting: 
2021 Season: Adhere to MN DNR season dates  

  • Permit Application
  • Capable Partner Permit Application
  • Map 
  • Capable Partner Map
  • Survey
  • Capable Partner Survey

Goose Hunting:  
2021 Early Canada Goose season: Adhere to MN DNR season dates
2021 Regular Season: Adhere to MN DNR season dates

  • Permit Application
  • Map
  • Survey