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LAST CALL: 2022 fall hunt applications due by 11:59 p.m. tonight 

Posted June 14, 2022

AZGFD to provide after-hours assistance by telephone only


PHOENIX — The deadline to apply for 2022 hunt-permit tags for deer, fall turkey, fall javelina, bighorn sheep, fall bison and sandhill crane 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, June 14. To apply, visit

AZGFD is available to assist applicants. Customer service representatives can be reached from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today 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.      

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

All applicants are encouraged to purchase a PointGuard product. Choosing PointGuard Plus, or the standard PointGuard, ensures that applicants can surrender their hunt permit-tag for any reason, and the accumulated bonus points that were expended to draw that hunt permit-tag will be reinstated. A portal account is no longer required to purchase a PointGuard product. Information:

For an overview of the application service, including license requirements, applying for bonus points and payment information, see Page 26 of the “2022-2023 Arizona Hunting Regulations” booklet. Printed versions are available at license dealers statewide.