From Illinois Department of Natural Resources
-- Non-resident archery deer hunting permits for the 2008-09 Illinois Archery Deer season will be available through the DNR Direct online and by phone beginning June 1.
Non-residents can purchase combination archery permits via DNR Direct Online License Sales at http://dnr.state.il.us (Click on DNR Direct on the home page) or by phone at 1-888-6PERMIT (1-888-673-7648). Non-residents are allowed to purchase one combination archery permit (one either-sex/one antlerless only) at a cost of $400.
There will be 25,000 non-resident combination tags available for the 2008-09 archery deer season, which is scheduled for Oct. 1, 2008 through Jan. 15, 2009. Antlerless only permits for $15.50 will be available throughout the season over the counter at local license agents, as well as through DNR Direct online or by phone.