Residents can expect to shell out $69 for an elk license, nonresidents $766. You can apply by mail (NMDG&F;, P.O. Box 25112, Santa Fe, NM 87504, 800-862-9310), or online (www.wildlife.state.nm.us). Mailed applications require the full license fee, which is refundable (minus a $6 processing fee) should you not draw. On-line applications require only $6; the cost of a tag will be applied toward your credit card upon drawing.