Deer, Elk And Antelope Application Deadline

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Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials reminds hunters that applications for special permits or licenses for deer, elk and antelope must be postmarked by June 1, or received at an FWP office by 5 p.m. Online applications must also be completed by no later than June 1.

FWP encourages hunters to apply for special permits and licenses online in order to receive instant confirmation that their application is accepted and accurate. To apply, go to FWP’s homepage at fwp.mt.gov a nd under the Online Services heading click on Online Applications.

To use the online licensing option, applicants need to enter their ALS number exactly as it appears on a recent ALS license. You will also need a MasterCard or Visa credit card. A convenience fee of $1.25 plus 2 percent of your purchase price will be added to the total purchase price. Online applicants receive immediate confirmation that an application has been received and entered into the drawing.

Big game hunters may also apply for special drawings:

* at FWP headquarters in Helena, or FWP regional offices, where a completed application can be entered into the Automated Licensing System; or

*by mail using a paper application.

Paper applications are available from FWP regional offices, license providers, and on the FWP web site at fwp.mt.gov on the Hunting page under Obtain a License.