Questions & Answers: nonresident

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A: A deer cannot be taken with an elk tag in Idaho. Only an elk (or bear, wolf or mountain lion if the seasons overlap) can be taken with an elk tag.
A: An Idaho nonresident trapping license costs $301.75 and is required to trap furbearers in Idaho.  Trapping rules are posted on our website at:
A: Our license system is set-up to accept a passport number in lieu of a social security number.  Use that number with an out-of-country address.   F08
A: If your license was purchased online, you should have printed it at the time of purchase.  We no longer mail licenses; we still mail tags, however.
A: Yes, we start selling nonresident OTC tags on December 1 for the next fall's hunting.  You must buy a hunting license and a tag.
A: The reason we require a nonresident hunting license purchase in order to put in for our controlled hunt tags is primarily to increase drawing odds for nonresidents. The effect of requiring a license did decrease the number of nonresidents applications, but the hunters serious about coming to Idaho ...
A: The Department does sell nonresident white-tailed deer tags. The quota of 1,500 white-tailed deer tags you are seeing on our website is an amount above the regular/white-tailed deer tag quota of 12,015. By Idaho Fish and Game Commission rule, the extra 1,500 white-tailed deer tags are available ...