Hunting License
Hunting License

License Types - 2022 Hunting License 

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Anterless Deer License
 *First come first served 
 *One application per hunter per round
 *Must use the official PGC Pink envelope

  • Cost:  $6.97 Resident     $26.97 Non-Resident

  • 2022 Application Schedule
(By mail only)

July 11 Residents-1st Round
July 18 Nonresidents-1st Round
August 1 Unsold-1st Round
August 15 Unsold-2nd Round

September 12 Over-the-Counter Sales for WMU's where licences remain

Additional Instructions: 

  • ​One application per hunter per round.  Up to two applications per hunter in the unsold, 1st round, if the hunter did not receive a license in the regular first round.  Up to three applications per hunter in the unsold, 2nd round, if the hunter did not receive licenses in the previous rounds.
  • ​Applications cannot be received before the scheduled date of sales.
  • Applications received with no return postage will be held in the Treasurer's Office.  Please call us if you believe we may be holding your application.
  • Over-the-counter sales are sold through County Treasurer offices.  Licenses can be obtained in person or by mail. 
  • Once over-the-counter sales begin, hunters may hold up to six anterless deer licenses at a time.  Each hunter will qualify for at least three additional licenses at the time of over-the-counter sales if the WMU is not sold out.
  • Hunters who obtain 6 licenses may apply for additional licenses, if available, as they harvest deer and report them. Report online through or call 1-800-838-4431 to instantly become eligible to purchase another license, if they are available.
  • Landowner anterless deer licenses are only available until Friday July 9 and must be purchased in the County's Treasurer's Office.
  • Application forms can be obtained on: 1) the green panel issued with the hunting license. 2) The Game Commission website.  3) Hunting and Trapping Digest.


Contact Info:
Adams County Treasurer
117 Baltimore St., Room 101
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Phone: 717-337-9833

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