Nonresident Deer and Elk Quotas and Limits

Nonresident deer and elk general season tags are limited.

Starting December 1, 2021 at 10 a.m. MST, a limited number of general season deer and elk tags go on sale for nonresidents for 2022. As a reminder, effective December 1, 2020, nonresident hunters are now limited by GMU for deer or Elk Zone for elk (More information).


2022 Nonresident Elk Tags

Tag Type Quota Available
Nonresident Elk 12,815 0


2022 Total Elk Tag Limit Details

View the 2022 elk tag limits, listed by zone



2022 Nonresident Deer Tags

Tag Type Quota Available
Regular Deer (both)
and/or White-tailed Deer
14,000 Sold Out
Reserved White-tailed Deer* 1,500 493


2022 Deer Tag Limit Details

View the 2022 regular and white-tailed deer tag limits, listed by game management unit (GMU)



2022 Nonresident Disabled American Veteran (DAV) Tags

Tag Type Limit Available
Nonresident DAV elk 300 Sold Out
Nonresident DAV deer 500 Sold Out

In 2020, nonresident disabled American veteran tags were limited. Once this limit is reached, DAV license-holders are subject to the available deer and elk tag limits and quotas at the nonresident prices.


These tag counts are NOT updated in real-time. Please cross-check the "returned sold-out tags" pages for additional tag availability.
Note: Nonresident lifetime hunting/combination license holders must purchase capped zone elk tags during the resident tag sale.

Last updated: Tag count last updated 2/4/22 MST


Purchase Options

Nonresident General Tag Limits


Seasons and Rules

Seasons may change in 2022. Be sure to verify your hunt has not changed after mid-April 2022 when the 2022 big game brochure is published.


Licensing Information


GMUs and Elk Zones


A map of Idaho with sections, labels, and numbers showing Elk Management Zones and Game Management Units.

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