LOTTERY 1 APPLICANTS (IL residents only):
The Lottery 1 Deer Firearm and Muzzleloader Application period ends April 30, 2022. Paper applications received in our office after April 30th will be entered into the 2nd Lottery.
You may also submit an online Lottery 1 application through April 30th at
LOTTERY 2 APPLICANTS (nonresidents and IL residents not issued a permit in Lottery 1):
The Lottery 2 Deer Firearm and Muzzleloader Application period begins May 11, 2022, and ends June 30, 2022. Limit one Firearm application in Lottery 2. Limit one Muzzleloader application in Lottery 2. Submit an online Lottery 2 application at ExploreMoreIL™.
ATTENTION RESIDENT LANDOWNER APPLICANTS: If you are submitting a new R-POH application for 5-year certification and wish to receive 2022 Landowner Fall Turkey or Deer permits, completed applications must be received in our office - and eligibility requirements met - by close of business on 09/01/2022.
ATTENTION NONRESIDENT LANDOWNER APPLICANTS: Please review the new Nonresident Landowner application process by selecting the 2022 Nonresident Landowner (NR-POH) Eligibility Paper Application in the chart below.