Government of New Brunswick

Overview

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

Eligibility

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 New Brunswick Outdoors 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.

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:
• Resident and Non-Resident Hunters born on or after January 1, 1981 and all first-time hunters must show proof of a Firearm Safety / Hunter Education Course (gun hunters) or a stand-alone Bowhunter Education course (bow/crossbow hunters).
• Hunters born previous to 1981 may present a previous hunting licence as proof of hunting experience.
• Conservation Education certificates from other provinces, territories and states are valid in New Brunswick.

Description

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 Energy and Resource Development offices, Service New Brunswick centres, or on the ERD website (see related links below).

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

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Non-Residents Tentative dates
- Apply on-line - February 6 to April 30, 2017
- Results available - May 15 to June 9, 2017
- Licence sales: May 15 to June 9, 2017
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Residents
- Apply on-line - May 15 to June 9, 2017
- Results available - July 4, 2017
- Licence sales: starting July 4, 2017
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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/2015/2015DNRMooseDrawE.pdf

Fees

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

Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
YYYY-MM-DD
  Resident Licences - Moose72.002009-06-01
  Resident Licences - Moose (Seniors 65+)37.002009-06-01
  Resident Licences - Designated Moose Hunter72.002009-06-01
  Resident Licences - Designated Moose Hunter (Seniors 65+)37.002009-06-01
  Moose Draw (Manual application at DNR/SNB office) + $2 conservation fee10.502011-04-01
  Resident Moose Draw (Telephone/Internet Application) + $2 conservation fee6.302011-04-01
  Non Resident Licences - Moose548.002010-01-01
  Non-resident Moose Draw Application + $10 conservation fee26.252012-01-01
  Non-resident Moose Draw Application (Web)26.252012-01-01
  Non-Resident Guide Exemption Permit150.002012-01-01
  Replacement Licences - Moose5.252012-01-01