Migratory Bird Hunting Licences
Issuance of migratory bird hunting licences to residents and non-residents of NB.
Going migratory bird hunting this year?
Buy your new 2016 e-Permit online and be ready in minutes! Environment and Climate Change Canada now offers you the option to buy your Migratory Game Bird Hunting (MGBH) e-Permits from the comfort of your home or business, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!
Payments that can be made via major credit cards. The new MGBH e-Permits can be purchased at: http://www.ec.gc.ca/
For more information, please contact
Canadian Wildlife Service
351 St. Joseph Blvd., 16th Floor
Gatineau, QC K1A 0H3
Resident: Must be 14 years of age or older, must be a resident of New Brunswick as defined in the Fish and Wildlife Act and must not be restricted from purchasing a New Brunswick Hunting Licence.
Non-Resident: Must be 14 years of age or older, must show proof of identity and must not be restricted from purchasing a New Brunswick Hunting Licence.
Migratory bird hunters must hold a valid Class 1, 2, 3 or 4 or Minor’s New Brunswick Hunting Licence and a federal Migratory Game Bird Hunting permit.
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. Hunters born previous to 1981 may present a previous hunting licence as proof of hunting experience.
Hunting licences provide hunting opportunities to New Brunswick hunters while managing populations for future use.
Migratory birds permitted: duck, geese, snipe and woodcock.
Specific areas are closed to hunting. Please see the Hunt & Trap Book for more information.
Changes To Fees
This document provides the rationale supporting changes to fees, associated revenue information, and the legal authority:
Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).
|Fee Description||Rate in $||Effective Date|
|Deer Game and Bird (ages 16-64) + $5 conservation fee||29.00||2009-06-01|
|Deer Game and Bird (Seniors 65+) + $5 conservation fee||14.00||2009-06-01|
|Small Game (bird) (ages 16-64) + $5 conservation fee||14.00||2009-06-01|
|Small Game - Minor's Licence (14-15) + $0 conservation fee||7.00||2009-06-01|
|Small Game (Seniors 65+) + $5 conservation fee||8.00||2009-06-01|
|Non Resident Licences||2009-06-01|
|Deer and Game Bird (age 16+) + $10 conservation fee||173.00||2009-06-01|
|Game (Bird) (age 14+) + $10 conservation fee||72.00||2009-06-01|
|Contact SNB (Payment Only)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|DNR Regional and District offices|