Government of New Brunswick


Allocation and issuance of moose hunting licences to residents of NB and non-residents.


Residents and Non-Residents of New Brunswick who wish to hunt moose must enter the appropriate annual draw.

Resident Moose Draw: Applicants must be residents of New Brunswick whose principal place of residence is New Brunswick, be the holder of a valid New Brunswick Medicare Card* and be at least 18 years of age at the time of application. They must not be restricted from purchasing a New Brunswick Hunting Licence.

* Exception: RCMP and DND personnel may apply by using their Identification Card number.

Non-Resident Moose Draw: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age at the time of application and must not be restricted from purchasing a New Brunswick Hunting Licence.

Hunter Education Requirements:
•All gun hunters born on or after Jan. 1, 1981, and all first-time gun hunters must complete a Firearm Safety / Hunter Education course.
•Gun hunters who were born previous to January 1, 1981, and who are not first-time hunters, may show a previous hunting licence as proof of experience.
•All bow hunters and crossbow hunters must complete a recognized stand-alone Bow Hunter Education course, or have proof of a previous hunting licence allowing use of a bow or crossbow.
•Conservation Education certificates from other provinces, territories and states are valid in New Brunswick.


Quotas for resident moose hunting licences are determined on an annual basis for each Wildlife Management Zone. Resident draw applicants must choose their zone at the time of application. Non-resident hunters may choose their zone at the time of licence pick-up.

Information on the Resident and Non-Resident Moose Draws may be obtained at Department of Natural Resources offices and Service New Brunswick centres or on the DNR website (see related links below).

Residents may also apply in person at Service New Brunswick centres.

- Apply on-line - February 8 to April 30, 2016
- Results available - May 16 to June 10, 2016
License sales: May 16 to June 10, 2016
- Apply on-line - May 16 to June 10, 2016
- Results available - July 4, 2016
Licence Sales: August 15, 2016

Changes To Fees

This document provides the rationale supporting changes to fees, associated revenue information, and the legal authority:
2015 DNR_Moose Draw_E.pdf


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

Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
  Resident Licences - Moose72.002009-04-23
  Resident Licences - Moose (Seniors 65+)37.002009-04-23
  Resident Licences - Designated Moose Hunter72.002009-04-27
  Resident Licences - Designated Moose Hunter (Seniors 65+)37.002014-01-31
  Moose Draw (Manual application at DNR/SNB office) + $2 conservation fee10.502011-03-31
  Resident Moose Draw (Telephone/Internet Application) + $2 conservation fee6.302011-03-31
  Non Resident Licences - Moose548.002010-02-19
  Non-resident Moose Draw Application + $10 conservation fee26.252011-12-20
  Non-resident Moose Draw Application (Web)26.252012-01-04
  Non-Resident Guide Exemption Permit150.002012-01-04
  Replacement Licences - Moose5.252012-01-04