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Antlerless Deer Licenses

A new state law, Act 148 of 2022, allows the Pennsylvania Game Commission to modernize and simplify how antlerless deer licenses are sold.

  • Please ensure your contact information is correct in your online profile, at HuntFishPA. The agency will be mailing all hunting license buyers a post card with information related to the new process.
  • All new hunters should create their user profile/CIDs prior to June 26 to streamline sales.  
  • Resident Antlerless Deer Licenses cost $6.97 and Nonresident Antlerless Deer Licenses cost $26.97.

Important Antlerless Deer License Dates: 

  • Antlerless licenses will go on sale during the first day of license sales, the fourth Monday in June (Monday, June 26 this year) at 8 a.m. for residents and the second Monday in July (July 10) for nonresidents.
  • A second round will begin the fourth Monday of July (July 24). Residents and nonresidents are eligible.
  • Then, in the fourth round beginning the fourth Monday of August (Aug. 28), a hunter can buy additional licenses until reaching their personal limit of six.
  • The 2023-24 Deer Season starts September 16, 2023 ending January 27, 2024. 
  • The exception for the beginning of the sales period is for Landowner Antlerless Deer license buyers.  Resident and Nonresident Landowner Antlerless Deer licenses will be available at participating county treasurer locations only.

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Antlerless Deer License Rounds

There are a total of 4 rounds to purchase an antlerless deer license.  Antlerless Deer Licenses can now be purchased online and at PGC issuing agent locations. Please review the round dates, requirements, and location of sales.

*Personal Limit - Every hunter has the same personal limit; one antlerless deer license per round in the first three rounds. Round 4 a hunter is eligible for UP TO six antlerless deer licenses total

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​Antlerless Deer WMU Quota and Map

Review the WMU location and quota availability before purchasing your Antlerless Deer License

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​PGC Issuing Agents

Antlerless Deer Licenses can be purchased at PGC agent locations.  Review what agents can issue at their location and find an agent near you.

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Armed Forces and Disabled Veteran Deer Licenses

These Antlerless Deer License types are Guaranteed Licenses:  The qualified hunter that meets the below requirements can purchase the license in any round.  If the WMU is sold-out at the time of purchase the Armed Forces and Disabled Veteran Antlerless Deer licenses are guaranteed to be issued the WMU of choice.  Only 1 of the guaranteed licenses can be purchased by a hunter per license year.

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​Antlerless Deer License FAQ

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Contact Us

Have questions related to the upcoming antlerless license purchasing changes? Contact the Pennsylvania Game Commission by calling 1-833-PGC-HUNT and pressing "2" to be directly connected with the Licensing Division or by emailing