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Deadline looms to submit 2022 pronghorn, elk hunt applications

Posted February 5, 2022

AZGFD to provide after-hours assistance Monday, Tuesday nights 


PHOENIX — Only a few days remain to submit applications for a 2022 elk or pronghorn hunt permit-tag issued through the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s (AZGFD) random draw.

Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. (Arizona time) Tuesday, Feb. 8. To apply, visit and click on “Apply for a Draw.” 

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 — 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. Information:

For an overview of the application service, including license requirements, applying for bonus points and payment information, see Page 8 of the “2022 Pronghorn and Elk Hunt Draw Information” booklet. The booklet can be viewed at Printed booklets also are available at license dealers statewide.

For more information, call 602-942-3000.