Managed Deer Hunting Permit


Limits vary by managed hunt. Check the rules for the hunt for which you were drawn.

Deer taken at a managed hunt do not count towards your archery or firearms season limits.


This permit is required for hunters participating in a managed deer hunt with the exception of the Mark Twain Lake Disabled Hunt. See the Fall Deer and Turkey Hunting Regulations Booklet for more information.

Youth permit is available for resident and nonresident youth hunters.

Permits are available August 15 to successful managed hunt applicants.

Youth must be hunter-education certified to participate in a muzzleloading, historic methods, shotgun, or firearms managed hunt.





Youth (6-15)


Allowed & Prohibited Methods
Associated Species

Check the Code

This is NOT a legal document. Regulations are subject to revision during the current year.
Refer to the Wildlife Code.


If you're a Missouri resident and in the National Guard or reserve forces, you may be eligible for reduced cost permits or exceptions.
Learn more about military permits.

The Conservation Permit Card

The card makes buying hunting and fishing permits easy.
Learn more about the permit card.

Apprentice Hunter Authorization

Apprentice hunters can purchase firearms hunting permits and hunt in the immediate presence of a mentor.
Learn more about apprentice hunters.

Permit Auto-Renewal

Learn more about how to enroll in the Permit Auto-Renewal Service.

Permit Auto-Renewal