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LAST CALL:  2020 elk, pronghorn hunt applications due by 11:59 p.m. tonight 

Posted February 11, 2020

PHOENIX — The deadline to apply for a 2020 elk or pronghorn hunt permit-tag is only hours away. 

Applications must be received by the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) by 11:59 p.m. (Arizona time) tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 11. To apply, visit

Reminder: Raptor capture seasons are included in this draw. A valid hunting or hunt and fish combination license, along with a sport falconry license, are needed when applying for a hunt permit-tag.

AZGFD is available to assist applicants with the online process. All department offices are equipped with customer computers that can be accessed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. Customer service representatives also can be reached by calling (602) 942-3000. 

In addition, customer service representatives will be available to provide after-hours assistance — by telephone only — from 5 to 11:59 p.m. tonight. All department offices will be closed at 5 p.m.     

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 more information, call (602) 942-3000.