Online Deer Permit Inquiry System
To check on the status of your Deer permit, please follow the instructions below carefully.
Please note: Non-Resident Archery results are not available on this page.
You must input your name EXACTLY as you entered it on your application:
First Name & Middle Initial (do not use a "period" after your middle initial)
Date of Birth field (MMDDYYYY) Do not use dashes (-) or slashes (/) between the month, day and year.
Do not use the "PF" keys on the left hand side of your screen; use either your mouse or your tab key.
If your results indicate Refund, a check will be mailed to you by the Illinois State Comptroller's Office. Processing time varies.
The system will be inaccessible from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. daily.
If you are having difficulty accessing your application information, please contact the Permit Office @ 217-782-7305 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or contact the DNR Web Staff here.
Click Here to Access Deer Permit Inquiry System for Firearm and Muzzleloader Only
Please note: 2nd Lottery Firearm/Muzzleloader Deer Permits will be mailed to successful applicants approximately the end of August.
If the above link is disabled, it means the Inquiry Tool is currently unavailable for in-house maintenance and/or processing of Lottery drawings.