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Archery deer hunters: 102 over-the-counter nonpermit-tags available for nonresidents for 2023

Posted December 14, 2022

Online-only sales begin at 8 a.m. (Arizona time) Friday, Dec. 16  


PHOENIX — After completing its verification process, the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) will make 102 over-the-counter nonpermit-tags available for purchase to nonresident archery deer hunters for the 2023 calendar year beginning at 8 a.m. (Arizona time) Friday, Dec. 16.

The archery deer nonpermit-tags will only be sold online — on a first come, first served basis — at The archery deer nonpermit-tags for nonresidents are no longer sold at third-party license dealers. 

Nonresidents with a Pioneer, Lifetime, or Benefactor license must purchase their archery deer nonpermit-tag from any department office or by mail (mail order form). The nonpermit-tags will not be available at licensed dealers or online. 

As a reminder, a resident hunter may purchase an archery deer nonpermit-tag at any third-party license dealer or department office statewide. There are no restrictions on the total number of archery deer nonpermit-tags available to Arizona residents.

A few additional reminders affecting both nonresident and resident hunters: