Mark your calendar for May 4
The first day to apply for an Iowa nonresident deer application is May 4. Applications close June 2 at midnight, so mark your calendar and don’t miss out! Preference point purchases and applications are no longer available by phone this season and will only be accessible online. Please follow the instructions below to apply.
How to apply
Go to https://www.gooutdoorsiowa.com/
Click the tab “Nonresident deer / turkey tags”
Click “Log in” or “Enroll now” to access the application
Benefits of new license system features
While phone applications will not be available this season, below is a list of new features to make the online application easier to navigate.
Document upload feature: upload your hunter safety certificate directly to your account.
Streamlined purchasing process: Buy your deer tags and licenses in fewer steps.
Improved accessibility: check preference points and award status easily online.