Government of New Brunswick

Overview

Issuance of Rabbit Licences to residents of N.B.

Eligibility

Must be a resident as defined in the Fish and Wildlife Act and must not be restricted from purchasing a New Brunswick Rabbit Licence.

Trapper education is not required to obtain a Rabbit Licence. A Rabbit Licence is issued to a resident sixteen years of age or over. A Minor Rabbit Licence is issued to a resident 10 to 15 years of age.

Hunter Education Requirements:

Minor Rabbit hunters are not permitted to carry a firearm unless they are 14 or 15 years of age, have passed the Firearms Safety/Hunter Education course and are accompanied by a person 19 years of age or older. Conservation Education certificates from other provinces, territories and states are valid in New Brunswick.

Description

A Rabbit Licence entitles the holder to hunt, trap or snare rabbits during the open season for rabbit (varying hare) in New Brunswick.

Changes To Fees

This document provides the rationale supporting changes to fees, associated revenue information, and the legal authority:
http://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/services/fees-frais/2009/2009NRFeechanges.pdf,
http://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/services/fees-frais/2012/2012NRFishandWildlifeLicencesandApplications.pdf

Fees

Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).

Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
YYYY-MM-DD
Rabbit Licence + $5 conservation fee8.002009-06-01
Minor Rabbit Licence (Age 10-15) + $0 conservation fee7.002009-06-01
Replacement Licence5.252012-01-01
Contact Information Email Location
Contact SNB (Payment Only) snb@snb.ca
Fredericton
Fredericton
DNR Regional and District offices
South Tetagouche
South Tetagouche
Campbellton
Dieppe
Doaktown
Hampton
Edmundston
Florenceville-Bristol
Fredericton
Fredericton
Miramichi
Miramichi
Chipman
Plaster Rock
Richibucto
Saint-Quentin
Welsford
St George
Sussex
Tracadie
Skiff Lake