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2022 spring hunt applications due by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12 

Posted October 8, 2021

AZGFD available to provide application assistance 


PHOENIX — The deadline to submit 2022 spring hunt applications is fast approaching.

Applications for spring turkey, javelina, bison and bear hunts, and raptor capture, must be received by the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) no later than 11:59 p.m. (Arizona time) Tuesday, Oct. 12. To apply, visit  

AZGFD is available to assist all applicants. A customer service representative can be reached by calling 602-942-3000 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (except Columbus Day, Oct. 11). AZGFD also will be staffed to provide after-hours assistance — by telephone only — from 5 to 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12 (deadline day).

To expedite the process, applicants are encouraged to be prepared with the following before calling AZGFD:

For an overview of the application service, including license requirements, applying for bonus points and payment information, see Page 8 of the “2022 Spring Turkey, Javelina, Bison, Bear and Raptor Capture Hunt Draw Information” booklet. The booklet is posted online at Printed versions of the booklet are available at all license dealers statewide.