How to Enter the 2013
Kentucky Elk Hunt Lottery
Deadline to apply - April 30, 2013
Please follow these instructions carefully to enter
the elk drawing. You may wish to print this page for reference.
You will need your social security number and a
credit/debit card to apply. If you do not have a card, you may purchase
a prepaid debit card at most large retailers (for example, Wal-mart and
You may purchase other permits and hunting,
fishing, or trapping licenses at this time also.
When you click “Continue to our online license
sales page to purchase the 2013 Elk Lottery Permit” at the bottom of
this page, you will see a welcome screen, and at the bottom under
"Select Hunting and Fishing License Year" you will see:
The next screen will require you to enter your
"Customer Identification” information; that’s your SSN, residency status
and date of birth. Be
sure to fill in all the required fields, then click “Continue”.
The next screen is the “License and Permit
You can purchase any licenses and permits here. Here you can
select "Elk Antlerless Firearm Lottery", "Elk
Antlerless Archery/Crossbow Lottery", "Elk
Antlered Firearm Lottery", and/or "Elk
Antlered Archery/Crossbow Lottery" under "Permits”. You can
apply for up to 2 of the 4 elk lottery permit types. After
selecting your licenses/permits, click “Continue”.
The next screen is the "Subscription and Product
Selection" page which allows you to purchase a subscription to the
Kentucky Afield magazine or make a voluntary contribution to one of our
recruitment programs. If you would like to make one of the
purchases, you can do so, otherwise click "Continue".
This screen will require you to enter your
"Customer Information" which is your name, address, etc. After
entering the pertinent information, click "Continue".
This screen shows your order summary. You should
see the elk lottery permit(s) you chose each for $10 as an item you are purchasing. If not, click
“Change license selections” to add the lottery.
Once your order summary is complete, click
“Checkout” and enter your credit/debit card information. Click “Submit
You will receive a 19-digit confirmation number.
Be sure to record this number, as you will need it to check to see if
you were drawn for the elk hunt in May (if you lose this number, you can
also use your SSN and birthdate to see if you were drawn).
Please call our Information Center at 800-858-1549
if you have questions or need assistance applying for the elk lottery.