The nonresident deer license application and information is
available on the Iowa DNR’s website at www.iowadnr.com/wildlife.
There are 6,000 nonresident any-deer licenses available that are
divided among 10 zones and 2,500 nonresident antlerless deer-only
If applicants outnumber the licenses available, a drawing will
be held to award licenses. Any licenses remaining will be sold on a
first-come, first-served basis beginning on July 3 by calling the
telephone ordering number or on the Iowa DNR’s website.
The cost of a nonresident any-deer license is $220.50. A
nonresident antlerless deer-only license costs $150.50. Hunters are
required to purchase a hunting license and pay the habitat fee in
addition to the deer license. A hunting license for nonresidents 18
years old and older is $80.50. A hunting license for nonresidents
younger than 18 costs $30.50. The habitat fee is $8.50. Season
dates are on the web site.