Non-Resident Any Deer Applications Available

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Nonresident Any-Deer hunting license applications are available though Sunday, June 2, from the Electronic Licensing System for Iowa telephone ordering system. Applicants must call 1-800-367-1188 to apply for a license.

A nonresident Any-Deer license costs $220.50, the small game hunting license is $80.50 and the habitat fee is $8.50. A nonrefundable application fee based on a percentage of the total cost of the license(s) will be added to all telephone orders. The Any-Deer license applications are available until June 2. Any remaining licenses will go on sale June 29 until the quota is filled, the final day of the season for which the license is valid, or Dec. 14, which ever comes first.

A nonresident Antlerless-Only license costs $150, the small game hunting license is $80.50 and the habitat fee is $8.50. Nonresidents that own land in Iowa and have not purchased a nonresident Any-Deer license will have first preference in purchasing an Antlerless-Only license beginning June 29. Licenses are sold until the quota is filled, the final day of the season for which the license is valid, or Dec. 14, which ever comes first.

Landowners that want preference for an Antlerless-only license must provide the Iowa DNR with proof of land ownership. A fully completed "Affidavit for Nonresident Landowner Antlerless Deer Hunting License" must be received by the DNR at least 3 working days prior to purchasing the license. Call 515-281-5918 Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and request the affidavit.

Nonresidents who have not claimed landowner preference and that have not purchased an Any-Deer license may purchase one Antlerless-Only license beginning July 13. Licenses are sold until the quota is filled, the final day of the season for which the license is valid, or Dec. 14, which ever comes first.

There are 6,000 Any-Deer Licenses available to nonresidents. Zone 1 has 240 licenses; Zone 2 has 240 licenses; Zone 3 has 600 licenses; zone 4 has 1,200 licenses; Zone 5 has 1,500 licenses; Zone 6 has 780 licenses; Zone 7 has 360 licenses; Zone 8 has 240 licenses; Zone 9 has 600 licenses; Zone 10 has 240 licenses. There are 2,500 Antlerless-Only licenses available statewide. Applicants must select a zone for their Antlerless-Only license.

Any-Deer applicants and nonresidents who own land in Iowa and apply for an Antlerless-Only license and are unsuccessful in the drawing, will be assigned one preference point in addition to any preference point assigned from last year. Preference points will not accrue in a year in which applicants fail to apply, but applicants will retain any preference points previously earned. Once an applicant receives a license, the preference points will be eliminated. Preference points will apply to any zone or season.

The nonresident deer application is also on the website at this site.