Deadlines & Fees

List of License Fees

2015 Big Game Application and Draw Dates

Applications are available in mid-March and accepted until the deadline listed below. A second drawing is conducted for remaining tags in June, and any remaining tags after that draw can be applied for on a first-come, first-served basis.

Returning Tags

If a big game tag holder chooses to return their tag for any reason, in order for the tag to be reissued to an alternate applicant in the same hunt year, the tag must be returned no later than 14 business days prior to the opening day of the season for that tag.
Type Date Status
Restricted Nonresident Guided Deer Hunt 1235 Online Application Starts Feb. 13, 2015 Deadline: March 13, 2015. Mail - 5 p.m., Internet - 11 p.m.
Nonresident Guided Guided Deer Hunt Result Available Before   April 3, 2015
Main Big Game Tag Application Online Application Starts March 23, 2015 Application Deadline:April 20, 2015. Mail - 5 p.m., Internet - 11 p.m.
Online Application Withdraw/Bonus Points only Deadline: April 27, 2015
Big Game Main Draw Results Available Before   5 p.m., June 12, 2015
Big Game Second Draw Application   Online Application Starts June 12, 2015 Application Deadline: 5 p.m., June 29, 2015. Mail - 5 p.m., Internet - 11 p.m.
Online Application Withdraw/Bonus Points only Deadline: July 6, 2015
Big Game Second Draw Results Available Before   5 p.m., July 24, 2015
Remaining Tag Draw
(Following the 2nd drawing, any remaining quotas for deer, antelope, elk, mountain goat and any subspecies of bighorn sheep will be available to eligible applicants through a first-come-first-served process through the mail or online at www.huntnevada.com.)
  On or after July 24, 2015
2015 Big Game Return Card Questionnaire Due Back
Any person who fails to return the questionnaire within the period specified or who submits incomplete or false information on the questionnaire will be denied all big game tags for one year. Any person who has been denied all big game tags pursuant to the provisions of this section may have those privileges reinstated if he pays the Department an administrative fee of $50 for each such questionnaire. Fax to 1-775-423-0799 or enter online from www.huntnevada.com.
  Deadline: Feb. 1, 2016
Non-return Administrative Fee Deadline
Hunters can go online to www.huntnevada.com to submit the data and pay the the $50 administrative fee for failure to return the 2014 big game hunting questionnaire, or they can mail the questionnaire and fee to Wildlife Administrative Services, PO Box 1345, Fallon, NV 89407-1345.
  Mail-in Deadline
5 p.m., March 20, 2015

Online Deadline
11 p.m., April 20, 2015

License, Application, and Tag Fees

  Resident Nonresident
Hunting License $33.00 $142.00
*Nonrefundable Application Fees: Online fees  
Elk $20.00 $21.50
All other big game $15.00 $16.50
Bonus Point Only $10.00 $10.00
Silver State $25.00 for most big game
Elk $30.00
$26.50 for most big game
Elk $31.50
PIW $10.00 each species $10.00 each species
Dream Tag Resource Enhance Stamp - $10.00 Resource Enhance Stamp - $10.00
**Tag Fees:    
Mountain Lion $29.00 $104.00
Deer $30.00 $240.00
Pronghorn Antelope $60.00 $300.00
Black Bear $100.00 $300.00
Bighorn Sheep $120.00 $1,200.00
Antlered Elk $120.00 $1,200.00
Antlerless Elk $120.00 $500.00
Mountain Goat $120.00 ---

*Nonrefundable application fees include application fee, predator fee and online fee and are charged to your credit card at the time you apply online.

**Tag Fees are charged to your credit card after the draw is completed if you are successful in drawing a tag.

***PIW fee is charged after the draw is completed.