Government of New Brunswick
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    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:
    2012 NR Fish and Wildlife Licences and Applications.pdf,
    2009 NR Fee changes.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 Licence5.252012-02-22
    Contact Email Location
    Contact SNB (Payment Only) snb@snb.ca
    Fredericton
    Fredericton
    DNR Regional and District offices
    South Tetagouche
    South Tetagouche
    Campbellton
    Skiff Lake
    Chipman
    Dieppe
    Doaktown
    Edmundston
    Edmundston
    Florenceville-Bristol
    Fredericton
    Fredericton
    Hampton
    Miramichi
    Miramichi
    Plaster Rock
    Richibucto
    Saint-Quentin
    St George
    Sussex
    Tracadie-Sheila
    Welsford