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Updates for Nonresidents

Leftover deer tags go on sale on July 29th at 6am. You can purchase via the online hunting license system or by calling 800-367-1188.

2017 Deer Results Available on Saturday, June 24th

The 2017 draw results for nonresident deer hunting will be posted Saturday, June 24th. Applicants can view their status by logging in to our online hunting license system. When logged in, choose View Application Status. Your status will be marked either 'awarded' or 'denied.'

Successful applicants will be mailed their licenses to the address listed on their Iowa DNR account. Applicants should receive their licenses no later than August 15th, 2017.

Unsuccessful applicants will receive a refund check in the mail to the address listed on their Iowa DNR account. Unsuccessful applicants will receive their refund check no later than August 31st, 2017.

2017 Nonresident Deer Drawing Results

Harvest Reporting: Deer & Turkey Harvest Report, 2016-2017.

Hunting Applications

For the Special Nonresident Deer License Application (Severely Disabled), Crossbow for Deer & Turkey Hunting License Application, Motor Vehicle Use Permit for Nonambulatory Persons Application and others, please visit our listing found on our Hunting Licenses & Laws, Special License Applications page.

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