Feb. 2, 2024

PHOENIX — Only a few days remain to submit applications for a 2024 pronghorn or elk hunt permit-tag issued through the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s (AZGFD) random draw.

To apply, visit All applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. (Arizona time) Tuesday, Feb. 6

AZGFD is available to assist applicants. Customer service representatives can be reached from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday by calling 602-942-3000. In addition, customer service representatives will be available to provide after-hours assistance — by telephone only at 602-942-3000 (do not call regional offices) — from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday and 5 to 11:59 p.m. Tuesday (deadline day).       

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

All applicants are encouraged to purchase PointGuard, which allows hunters to surrender their hunt permit-tag(s) for any reason without losing their bonus points (if eligible). Information:

AZGFD also recommends downloading Arizona E-Tag. Hunters can download this mobile app from either the Apple or Google Play stores, and opt-in to receive an electronic tag in their AZGFD portal account (this is not an option selected through the draw). The Arizona E-Tag app provides real-time delivery of licenses and big game tags purchased or drawn after the app has been downloaded. The app also provides the ability to electronically tag a harvested animal and complete the hunter questionnaire. 

As part of the application process, a customer also can enter his or her phone number (ghost number format) to receive a hunter questionnaire via text message on their mobile device. 

For an overview of the application service, including license requirements, applying for bonus points and payment information, see Page 8 of the “2024 Pronghorn and Elk Hunt Draw Information” booklet. Printed versions are available at license dealers statewide (call in advance for availability). 

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