Licenses and Permits

 A "combo" archery permit for non-residents is available to harvest one (1) buck and one (1) doe for $410.00. A habitat stamp for $5.50 is also required, and a non-resident hunting license for $57.75 (full season) or $35.75 (5 days). Gun permits are issued by lottery. All archery permits are issued both by a lottery and over the counter sales.


The 2nd non-resident archery, firearm, and muzzleloader permits are available via a lottery drawing, from June 1 to June 30, 2016.


The 3rd drawing for non-resident firearm & muzzleloader permits are available the month of July 2016.


Archery permits are available over the counter beginning August 2, 2016.


Permits must be obtained with a credit card by calling 1-888-6-PER-MIT. Or, they can be ordered online at www.dnr.state.il.us.