Limited Entry Hunts

Florida's limited entry/quota hunt programs offer quality public hunting opportunities, prevent overcrowding and manage the harvest of game on wildlife management areas (WMAs) and other public lands. 

Before Applying for Quota/Limited Entry Hunt Permits...

Reference the WMA brochure Not a Mobile-Enabled Link for area-specific information and the guidelines for each limited entry/quota hunt by clicking on the links below. Application worksheets for each permit are available in PDF format and can be completed if helpful. Adobe Reader software External Website can be downloaded to assist with viewing these worksheets.

Please review the application schedule for current dates and deadlines. All application periods begin at 10 a.m. Eastern time on the first day of the application period and run through midnight on the last day. Applications can be submitted online at External Website by signing on and choosing “Apply for Limited Entry/Quota Permit” or by completing an application worksheet and presenting it to any license agent External Website or tax collector office External Website.

Drawing results are typically posted within three business days of an application period closing, and most permits can be printed directly from an individual’s GoOutdoorsFlorida External Website account.

Permit Information

Alligator Hunts Not a Mobile-Enabled Link

Antlerless Deer - Public Lands

Dove Hunts

Green Swamp Camping

National Wildlife Refuge Hunts

Peregrine Falcon

Quota Hunts

Preference Points

Quota Permit Exemptions

Returning Quota Permits - when and how to apply for returned permits.


Recreational Use

Before applying for Recreational Use Permits, applicants should check for area-specific updates. These updates are posted at the top of the page in each WMA brochure for Flint Rock, Grove Park and Gulf Hammock WMAs. 

Special Opportunity Hunts

Tier II Permits

Waterfowl Hunts Not a Mobile-Enabled Link

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