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Adult Resident Hunting License
Junior Resident Hunting License
Junior Resident Combination License
Mentored Youth Hunt Permit
Resident Mentored Adult Hunting Permit
Nonresident Mentored Adult Hunting Permit
Senior Resident Hunting License
Senior Resident Lifetime Hunting License
Senior Resident Lifetime Combination Hunting License
Senior Resident Lifetime Renewal Licenses (Hunting and Combination)
Resident Disabled Veteran (DV) Lifetime Renewal Hunting License
Resident Landowner Hunting License
Non-Resident Hunting License
Junior Non-Resident Hunting License
Junior Non-Resident Combination Hunting License
7-Day Non-Resident Small Game License
Resident Archery License
Non-Resident Archery License
Resident Muzzleloader License
Non-Resident Muzzleloader License
Resident Migratory Game Bird License
Non-Resident Migratory Game Bird License
Resident Bear License
Non-Resident Bear License
Resident Second Spring Gobbler Season License
Non Resident Second Spring Gobbler Season License
Resident DMAP Harvest Permit
Non-Resident DMAP Harvest Permit
Bobcat Permit
Fisher Permit
Elk License Application
Adult Resident Furtaker License
Junior Resident Furtaker License
Senior Resident Lifetime Renewal Furtaker License
Resident Disabled Veteran (DV) Lifetime Renewal Furtaker License
Non-Resident Furtaker License
Junior Non-Resident Furtaker License
Reduced-Fee Resident Military Personnel Hunting Licenses
Reduced-Fee Resident Prisoner of War (POW) Hunting Licenses
Resident Disabled Veteran Lifetime Hunting and Furtaker Licenses
Antlerless Deer Licenses
Replacement Antlerless Deer Licenses
Armed Forces (AF) Antlerless Deer Licenses
Disabled Veteran (DV) Antlerless Deer Licenses
Landowner Antlerless Deer Licenses
Reduced-Fee Resident PA National Guard or Resident Reserves Hunting Licenses
Free Resident Disabled Veteran (DV) Hunting and Furtaker Licenses

The following license types and special-draw applications are available for sale at commercial issuing agents, County Treasurers, PGC offices and on-line. These licenses and special-draw applications are no longer available by mail-order.



Types of Hunting Licenses, Special Draw Applications and Their Costs:

Adult Resident Hunting License: ($20.70) Issued to bona fide residents of Pennsylvania ages 17 through 64.

Junior Resident Hunting License: ($6.70) Issued to bona fide residents of Pennsylvania ages 12 through 16. Eleven-year-olds may apply for a junior license if they will reach age 12 by June 30 of the current license year and have successfully completed the required Hunter-Trapper Education Course. The actual hunting privileges granted to the Junior license holder may not be exercised until they reach age 12. In addition to the junior applicant's signature, his/her parent or guardian must sign the license to validate it and the information provided before the junior license holder goes afield.

Junior Resident Combination License: ($9.70) Issued to bona fide residents of Pennsylvania ages 12 through 16. Eleven-year-olds may apply for a junior combination license if they will reach age 12 by June 30 of the current license year and have successfully completed the required Hunter-Trapper Education Course. The actual privileges granted to the Junior combination license holder may not be exercised until he/she reaches age 12. In addition to the junior applicant's signature, his/her parent or guardian must sign the license to validate it and the information provided before the junior license holder goes afield. Combination licenses grant hunting, furtaker, archery and muzzleloader privileges. Combination licenses do not include bear, migratory game bird, special spring gobbler or antlerless deer license privileges.

Mentored Youth Hunt Permit: ($2.70) Issued to resident and nonresident youth under the age of 12. This permit includes two tags: one for an antlered deer and one for a spring turkey. In addition to the applicant's signature, the applicant's parent or guardian must sign the permit to validate it and the information provided before the mentored youth hunter goes afield. The cost to replace a lost Mentored Youth Hunt Permit is $2.70. See current Digest and the Pennsylvania Mentored Hunting Programs for additional details.

Resident Mentored Adult Hunting Permit:($20.70) Issued to bona fide residents of Pennsylvania ages 18 or older. Applicant's may not hold or have held a hunting or furtaking license, or mentored youth hunting permit in Pennsylvania or any other state or nation. This permit is eligible to purchase for 3 consecutive years only. This permit includes one spring turkey tag. The applicant must sign the permit to validate it and the information provided before the mentored adult hunter goes afield.

Nonresident Mentored Adult Hunting Permit:($101.70) Issued to nonresidents of Pennsylvania ages 18 or older. Applicant's may not hold or have held a hunting or furtaking license, or mentored youth hunting permit in Pennsylvania or any other state or nation. This permit is eligible to purchase for 3 consecutive years only. This permit includes one spring turkey tag. The applicant must sign the permit to validate it and the information provided before the mentored adult hunter goes afield.

Senior Resident Hunting License: ($13.70) Issued to bona fide residents of Pennsylvania age 65 and older. Sixty-four-year-olds may apply for a senior license if they will reach age 65 by June 30 of the current license year. This license is valid for only the license year of issuance.

Senior Resident Lifetime Hunting License: ($51.70) Issued to bona fide residents of Pennsylvania age 65 and older. Sixty-four-year-olds may apply for a senior lifetime hunting license if they will reach age 65 by June 30 of the current license year. License holders apply for free renewal hunting licenses each year as desired to receive valid harvest tags for that particular license year.

Senior Resident Lifetime Combination License: ($101.70) Issued to bona fide residents of Pennsylvania age 65 and older. Sixty-four-year-olds may apply for a senior lifetime license if they will reach age 65 by June 30 of the current license year. Combination licenses grant hunting, furtaker, archery and muzzleloader privileges. Combination licenses do not include bear, migratory game bird, special spring gobbler or antlerless deer license privileges. License holders may apply for free renewal senior lifetime combination licenses each year as desired to receive valid harvest tags for that particular license year.

Senior Resident Lifetime Combination Upgrade License: ($51.70) Issued to current senior lifetime hunting license holders who desire to upgrade their license privileges to the combination category.

Senior Resident Lifetime Renewal Licenses (Hunting and Combination): (No Charge) Issued to Resident Senior Lifetime Hunting or Resident Senior Lifetime Combination license holders to renew their lifetime license for the current year. Lifetime license holders renewing for the first time through PALS must provide their social security number (one time only) and their valid PA Drivers License or some other form of positive ID showing their current address. Renewal licenses will indicate if the hunter has regular hunting or combination license privileges. ID cards are no longer issued or required since PALS accesses the resident senior lifetime license database to verify privileges the hunter has on file.

Resident Disabled Veteran (DV) Lifetime Renewal Hunting License: (No Charge) Issued to Resident DV Lifetime Hunting license holders to renew their DV lifetime hunting license for the current year. DV lifetime hunting license holders renewing for the first time through PALS must provide their social security number (one time only) and their valid PA Drivers License or some other form of positive ID showing their current address. ID cards are no longer issued or required since PALS accesses the resident DV lifetime license database to verify privileges the individual has on file.

Resident Landowner Hunting License: ($4.70) Issued to qualified resident owners or possessors of land, comprising 80 or more contiguous acres, which are enrolled in a Pennsylvania Game Commission cooperative public access program. Land must be open to public hunting and trapping the entire license year. Applicants must provide their PGC cooperative public access program agreement number. This number is required as part of the application process to verify the applicant qualifies for this reduced-fee license type.If the applicant does not have his/her agreement number, he or she should contact the PGC region office for their county.

Nonresident Hunting License: ($101.70) Issued to nonresidents of Pennsylvania (from any state or nation) who are age 17 and older.

Junior Nonresident Hunting License: ($41.70) Issued to nonresidents of Pennsylvania (from any state or nation) who are ages 12 through 16. Eleven-year-olds may apply for a junior license if they will reach age 12 by June 30 of the current license year and have successfully completed the required Hunter-Trapper Education Course. The actual hunting privileges granted to the Junior license holder may not be exercised until he/she reaches age 12. In addition to the junior applicant's signature, his/her parent or guardian must sign the license to validate it and the information provided before the junior license holder goes afield.

Junior Nonresident Combination License: ($51.70) Issued to nonresidents of Pennsylvania (from any state or nation) who are ages 12 through 16. Eleven-year-olds may apply for a junior license if they will reach age 12 by June 30 of the current license year and have successfully completed the required Hunter-Trapper Education Course. The actual privileges granted to the Junior combination license holder may not be exercised until he/she reaches age 12. In addition to the junior applicant's signature, his/ her parent or guardian must sign the license to validate it and the information provided before the junior license holder goes afield. Combination licenses grant hunting, furtaker, archery and muzzleloader privileges. Combination licenses do not include bear, migratory game bird, special spring gobbler or antlerless deer license privileges.

7-Day Nonresident Small Game License: ($31.70) Issued to nonresidents of Pennsylvania (from any state or nation) who are age 12 and older. For applicants under 17, the applicant's parent or guardian must co-sign the license to validate it and the information provided before the license holder goes afield. This license is not valid for big game including turkey. Nonresidents may purchase this license to lawfully hunt waterfowl in Pennsylvania, as long as they also possess a PA Nonresident Migratory Game Bird License and a Federal Duck Stamp.

Resident Archery License: ($16.70) Issued in addition to a general hunting license to resident applicants who wish to hunt during the archery deer seasons.

Nonresident Archery License: ($26.70) Issued in addition to a general hunting license to nonresident applicants who wish to hunt during the archery deer seasons.

Resident Muzzleloader License: ($11.70) Issued in addition to a general hunting license to resident applicants who wish to hunt during the muzzleloader and flintlock muzzleloader deer seasons.

Nonresident Muzzleloader License: ($21.70) Issued in addition to a general hunting license to nonresident applicants who wish to hunt during the muzzleloader and flintlock muzzleloader deer seasons.

Resident Migratory Game Bird License: ($3.70) Issued in addition to a general hunting or combination license to resident applicants who wish to hunt migratory game birds. To lawfully hunt waterfowl, hunters age 16 and older must also obtain a Federal Duck Stamp. HIP survey information is collected through the PALS application process and sent electronically to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.

Nonresident Migratory Game Bird License: ($6.70) Issued in addition to a general hunting or combination license or 7-Day nonresident small game license to nonresident applicants who wish to hunt migratory game birds. To lawfully hunt waterfowl, hunters age 16 and older must also obtain a Federal Duck Stamp. HIP survey information is collected through the PALS application process and sent electronically to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.

Resident Bear License: ($16.70) Issued in addition to a general hunting or combination license to resident applicants age 12 and older, who wish to hunt bears during any bear season. Bear licenses will be available for purchase on a split schedule this year. Bear licenses can be purchased from June 10, 2013 until November 22, 2013. Licenses will then be avaiblable for purchase from November 28, 2013 until December 1, 2013.

Nonresident Bear License: ($36.70) Issued in addition to a general hunting or combination license to nonresident applicants age 12 and older, who wish to hunt bears during any bear season. Bear licenses will be available for purchase on a split schedule this year. Bear licenses can be purchased from June 10, 2013 until November 22, 2013. Licenses will then be avaiblable for purchase from November 28, 2013 until December 1, 2013.

Resident Second Spring Gobbler Season License: ($21.70) Issued in addition to a general hunting or combination license to resident applicants who wish to obtain an additional spring gobbler tag for that season. Limit of one second spring gobbler season license/tag per license year. Deadline of issuance: Second Spring Gobbler license must be issued by May 2, 2014.

Nonresident Second Spring Gobbler Season License: ($41.70) Issued in addition to a general hunting or combination license to nonresident applicants who wish to obtain an additional spring gobbler tag for that special season. Limit of one second spring gobbler season license/tag per license year. Deadline of issuance: Second Spring Gobbler license must be issued by May 2, 2014.

Resident DMAP Harvest Permit: ($10.70) Issued in addition to a general hunting or combination license to resident applicants who wish to obtain a DMAP harvest permit to harvest an antlerless deer in a specific DMAP unit. Some DMAP units require that the applicant obtain a DMAP coupon from the landowner. This coupon must be presented to an issuing agent prior to the issuance of a DMAP harvest permit. Other DMAP units do not require a DMAP coupon to purchase the harvest permit. In these units, DMAP harvest permits are issued until the allocation is exhausted. See current Digest for additional details.

Nonresident DMAP Harvest Permit: ($35.70) Issued in addition to a general hunting or combination license to nonresident applicants who wish to obtain a DMAP harvest permit to harvest an antlerless deer in a specific DMAP unit. Some DMAP units require that the applicant obtain a DMAP coupon from the landowner. This coupon must be presented to an issuing agent prior to the issuance of a DMAP harvest permit. Other DMAP units do not require a DMAP coupon to purchase the harvest permit. In these units, DMAP harvest permits are issued until the allocation is exhausted. See current Digest for additional details.

Bobcat Permit: ($6.70) Available to resident and nonresidents who hold a current furtaker or combination license and wish to hunt or trap bobcats during the bobcat season. This permit will replace the bobcat application. Since only one permit may be issued per license year, a replacement would be necessary if the original was lost. The cost to replace a lost Bobcat Permit is $6.70. See current Digest for season dates and details. Deadline of issuance: Bobcat Permit must be issued by December 20, 2013.

Fisher Permit: ($6.70) Available to resident and nonresidents who hold a current furtaker or combination license and wish to trap fishers during the fisher season. Since only one permit may be issued per license year, a replacement would be necessary if the original was lost. The cost to replace a lost Fisher Permit is $6.70. See current Digest for season dates and details. Deadline of issuance: Fisher Permit must be issued by December 20, 2013.


The following licenses are available for sale at commercial issuing agents, County Treasurers and PGC Offices. They are not available online.

Reduced-Fee Resident Military Personnel Hunting Licenses: ($2.70) Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Be a resident of Pennsylvania on active and full-time duty in the U.S. Armed Forces

Be currently assigned to a facility outside of Pennsylvania but on temporary leave here

Applicants should produce proof of their military status and leave papers or official orders showing that they're stationed outside the Commonwealth. Applicants also need to document that Pennsylvania is their home of record.  

Reduced-Fee Resident PA National Guard or Resident Reserves Hunting Licenses: ($2.70) Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Be a qualified resident who, within the previous 24 months, had been deployed overseas for a period of 60 consecutive days or more or was released early from such service because of injury or disease incurred in the line of duty. Only one reduced-fee license may be issued for each qualifying deployment.

Applicants should produce proof of their military status or discharge papers if applicable, individual or unit orders showing the return date from oversees and proof of residency/home of record.


Special-Draw Applications:

Elk License Application: ($10.70) Available to residents and nonresidents, with or without a current hunting or combination license, who wish to be entered in the special drawing for an elk license. Only one elk license application may be submitted per license year. See current Digest for additional details.


Types of Furtaker Licenses and Their Costs:

Adult Resident Furtaker License: ($20.70) Issued to bona fide residents of Pennsylvania ages 17 through 64.

Junior Resident Furtaker License: ($6.70) Issued to bona fide residents of Pennsylvania ages 12 through 16. Eleven-year-olds may apply for a junior license if they will reach age 12 by June 30 of the current license year and have successfully completed the required Hunter-Trapper Education Course. The actual furtaking privileges granted to the junior license holder may not be exercised until he/she reaches age 12. In addition to the junior applicant's signature, his/her parent or guardian must sign the license to validate it and the information provided before the junior license holder goes afield.

Senior Resident Furtaker License: ($13.70) Issued to bona fide residents of Pennsylvania age 65 and older. Sixty-four year olds may apply for a Senior license if they will reach age 65 by June 30 of the current license year.

Senior Resident Lifetime Furtaker License: ($51.70) Issued to bona fide residents of Pennsylvania age 65 and older. Sixty-four year olds may apply for a senior lifetime furtaker license if they will reach age 65 by June 30 of the current license year. License holders apply for free renewal furtaker licenses each year as desired.

Senior Resident Lifetime Renewal Furtaker License: (No Charge) Issued to Resident Senior Lifetime Furtaker license holders to renew their lifetime furtaker license for the current year. Lifetime furtaker license holders renewing for the first time through PALS must provide their social security number (one time only) and their valid PA Drivers License or some other form of positive ID showing their current address. ID cards are no longer issued or required since PALS accesses the resident senior lifetime license database to verify privileges that the hunter has on file.

Resident Disabled Veteran (DV) Lifetime Renewal Furtaker License: (No Charge) Issued to Resident DV Lifetime Furtaker license holders to renew their DV lifetime furtaker license for the current year. DV lifetime furtaker license holders renewing for the first time through PALS must provide their social security number (one time only) and their valid PA Drivers License or some other form of positive ID showing their current address. ID cards are no issued issued or required since PALS accesses the resident DV lifetime license database to verify privileges that the individual has on file.

Nonresident Furtaker License: ($81.70) Issued to nonresidents of Pennsylvania (from any state or nation) who are age 17 and older.

Junior Nonresident Furtaker License: ($41.70) Issued to nonresidents of Pennsylvania (from any state or nation) who are age 12 through 16. Eleven-year-olds may apply for a junior license if they will reach age 12 by June 30 of the current license year and have successfully completed the required Hunter-Trapper Education Course. The actual furtaking privileges granted to the Junior license holder may not be exercised until he/she reaches age 12. In addition to the junior applicant's signature, his/her parent or guardian must sign the license to validate it and the information provided before the junior license holder goes afield.



The following special licenses are available only at County Treasurers and PGC Offices:

Reduced-Fee Resident Prisoner of War (POW) Hunting Licenses: ($2.70) Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Be a qualified resident who was imprisoned by enemy forces while in the service of the Armed Forces of the United States as certified by the appropriate branch of the Armed Forces of the United States.

Applicants should produce a copy of orders showing the award of the Prisoner of War Medal or a DD 214 stating prisoner of war status and proof of residency.

If the applicant or his/her agent cannot appear in person, he or she may submit a written request, including full name, legal address, telephone number, social security number, date of birth, height, eye color and supporting documentation. Applicant must include a self-addressed, stamped, return envelope with the request.



The following special licenses are available only through County Treasurers:

Free Resident Disabled Veteran (DV) Hunting and Furtaker Licenses: (Issued by County Treasurers only - all other agents are prohibited from issuing this type of license.) To be eligible for a resident disabled veteran license, the veteran must have a service-related disability incurred during a war or armed conflict and meet one of the three criteria shown below.

1. The loss of one or more limbs

2. The loss of use of one or more limbs

3. Veterans Affairs certification of total physical disability

A qualified veteran who has a disability rating of less than 100 percent, but meets the first or second criteria, would be eligible for a resident disabled veteran license. This disability must be directly related to injuries incurred while on active duty during a war or armed conflict. Discharge papers may also be required.

The term "War" as used in Section 2706 of the Pennsylvania Game and Wildlife Code shall include both declared and undeclared wars for which veterans receive benefits from the federal government. Eligible disabled veterans include: World War I veterans who served from April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918; World War II veterans who served from December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946; veterans of the Korean conflict who served from June 27, 1950 to January 31, 1955; Vietnam Era veterans who served from August 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975; and Persian Gulf War veterans who served from August 2, 1990 through a date to be set by law or Presidential Proclamation. Since this date has not been set, eligible disabled veterans of Afghanistan and the Iraq War are included.

Under Veterans Administration regulations, total disability ratings for compensation may be assigned where the injury rating is less than total, when the disabled veteran is unable to secure or follow a gainful occupation as a result of service-connected disabilities. In such cases, the veteran will have documentation that he is receiving 100% or total compensation. Since the U.S. Government has assigned a total disability rating for compensation for such a veteran, we will recognize the veteran as a 100 percent disabled veteran who qualifies for a free hunting license with proper documentation.

For some veterans discharged in 1973 or later, the claim number and social security number are the same. A Veteran's Administration form letter may be obtained from the following address: Department of Veterans Affairs, P.O. Box 8079, Philadelphia, PA 19101.

Resident Disabled Veteran Lifetime Hunting and Furtaker Licenses: To be eligible for a resident disabled veteran lifetime license, the qualified veteran must meet one of the criteria previously described and, if qualifying under the second or third criteria, present documentation that the condition/s is permanent.

Applicants may obtain yearly renewal licenses through any issuing agent. DV Lifetime license ID cards are no longer issued or required since PALS accesses the resident DV lifetime license database to verify privileges that the hunter has on file.

If a license holder moves out-of-state, he or she is not eligible to renew their DV Lifetime license.

To Replace a DV License: An individual who loses his or her DV license (yearly, lifetime or renewal) may purchase a replacement at the cost of $6.70. Qualified DV license holders are entitled to only one free license per year.

Antlerless Deer Licenses: (Cost for Residents: $6.70 – Cost for Nonresidents $26.70)

Using the Antlerless Deer License Envelope (pink in color, available through all issuing agents), hunters will mail their antlerless deer license applications directly to a County Treasurer of their choice, not the Game Commission. County Treasurers will issue antlerless deer licenses for any wildlife management unit (WMU), not just the ones their county is a part of. Hunters may use the application panel that comes with the general hunting license or the forms contained in the Digest. Either type of application is valid and may be copied, but an original signature on the application is required.

Hunters may indicate their first, second and third WMU preference on the application. That way, if the first WMU of choice is sold out, the Treasurer can issue a license for the second or third WMU preference, based on license availability. PALS automatically tracks allocations and monitors personal license limits so hunters are not issued more licenses than they are entitled to at any given point. See Digest for additional details on the application process.

The following information is an outline of the application schedule for 2013. Please note that Landowner antlerless deer licenses must be issued prior to the start of the regular application period, which begins July 9 th this year.

2014 Antlerless Deer License Application Schedule

Monday, July 14: First day resident antlerless deer license applications accepted by County Treasurers (Mail Only)

Monday, July 28: First day nonresident antlerless deer license applications accepted by County Treasurers (Mail Only)

Monday, August 4: If antlerless deer licenses are still available, County Treasurers accept antlerless deer license applications from residents and nonresidents for unsold tags (Mail Only – first round, one unsold tag per applicant)

For WMUs 2B, 5C and 5D only, applicants may apply for an unlimited number of unsold tags, by mail only, limit of three applications per envelope.

Monday, August 18: If antlerless deer licenses are still available, County Treasurers accept antlerless deer license applications from residents and nonresidents for a second unsold tag (Mail Only)

Monday, August 25: Over-the-counter sales begin for applicants who desire antlerless deer licenses (unlimited) in WMUs 2B, 5C and 5D

Monday, September 8: Regular and first round unsold licenses are scheduled to be mailed

to successful applicants

Monday, September 22: Second round unsold licenses are scheduled to be mailed to successful applicants

Monday, October 6: If antlerless deer licenses are still available and the applicant has not exceeded his/her license limit, County Treasurers accept antlerless deer license applications over-the-counter.

Replacement Antlerless Deer Licenses: ($6.70) County Treasurers can issue Replacement Antlerless Deer Licenses for any WMU. If the applicant cannot appear in person, they may mail a completed "Mail-Order Application/Affidavit for Replacement of a Lost Antlerless Deer License" form along with the proper remittance to a County Treasurer. This form is available in the Digest and elsewhere on this website. The applicant should mail the completed form and remittance in a plain envelope marked "Replacement Antlerless Application." Applicants who apply by mail must include a self-addressed, stamped return envelope.

Armed Forces (AF) Antlerless Deer Licenses: ($6.70) These licenses are issued by County Treasurers to eligible resident, U.S. Armed Forces or U.S. Coast Guard personnel. Qualified applicants may apply to any County Treasurer for the WMU in which they desire to hunt. To qualify, applicants must be full-time active duty or within 60 days of their honorable discharge. Immediate family members of qualified applicants and individuals serving in the Reserves are not eligible for this license.

Applicants must produce substantial proof of their military status.  In lieu of the standard documentation, military personnel may produce the following three items together; an expired Pennsylvania Driver's license, a valid military identification card and official orders or discharge papers documenting the time frame of active duty service. Under the Vehicles Law of Pennsylvania, Section 1514(d), a driver's license held by a person who enters or is on active duty in the armed forces is valid as long as active duty continues and the person is absent from the Commonwealth. In fact, the driver's license remains valid 45 days following the date of the person's discharge from active duty or return to the Commonwealth unless otherwise suspended by law.

These licenses may be issued at any time. An applicant may obtain only one guaranteed AF antlerless deer license.

If the applicant or his/her agent cannot apply in person, he/she may mail the antlerless deer license application, remittance and supporting documentation (official orders) directly to a County Treasurer using a plain envelope marked "Armed Forces Antlerless Application." Applicants who apply by mail must include a self-addressed, stamped return envelope.

Disabled Veteran (DV) Antlerless Deer Licenses: ($6.70) Eligible resident, disabled war veterans as previously described, may apply to any County Treasurer for the WMU they desire to hunt in. If the qualified veteran or their agent cannot apply in person, he or she should mail their antlerless deer license application, remittance and supporting documents (Veterans Administration form letter) directly to the County Treasurer in a plain envelope marked "Disabled Veteran Antlerless Application." Applicants who apply by mail must include a self-addressed, stamped return envelope.

An applicant may obtain only one guaranteed DV antlerless deer license. This license may be issued at any time.

Landowner Antlerless Deer Licenses:  (Cost for Residents: $6.70 – Cost for Nonresidents $26.70) These licenses are issued only by the County Treasurer in the county in which the applicant owns (leased land does not qualify) 50 or more contiguous (all adjoining) acres of land totally within the county of application. The applicant understands and must agree to at the time of application, that the subject 50 or more contiguous acres of land are open to public hunting and trapping and shall remain open to public hunting and trapping during the entire license year (July 1 to June 30) for which the Landowners Antlerless Deer license is issued. This license is available to both residents and nonresidents.

If the qualifying acreage is located within a county with two or more wildlife management units, the applicant selects the management unit he or she desires.

The Landowner Antlerless Deer license may be applied for and issued anytime prior to regular Antlerless Deer licenses going on sale (July 14, 2014). The applicant must furnish proof of ownership of land to the County Treasurer in the form of the original deed or true copy thereof. Applicants or their agents may present their antlerless deer license application, Landowner Antlerless Deer license affidavit (form available at County Treasurers, PGC Offices and elsewhere on this website), and supporting documentation to the County Treasurer in person. If this is not possible, applicant may mail these items and remittance to the County Treasurer in a plain envelope marked "Landowner Antlerless Application." A self-addressed stamped return envelope must be included with the application.

Only one Landowner Antlerless Deer license shall be issued per qualifying deed regardless of acreage in excess of 50. Under no circumstances may an individual make application for more than one or receive more than one Landowner Antlerless Deer license in any given year regardless of the number of qualifying tracts held or acreage above the minimum involved.









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