Sighting in Firearms Transfer Permit
Persons wishing to sight in or recreationally target practice with non-restricted firearms on Crown or private land may request a free Firearms Transport Permit from the Dept. of Natural Resources and Energy Development (DNRED) or Service New Brunswick (SNB).
Persons in legal possession of non-restricted firearms (rifles and shotguns not deemed restricted or prohibited)
All shooting must be in strict accordance with the Fish and Wildlife Act concerning legal discharge distances and time of day.
Permits are only granted for those Sundays when hunting is permitted.
The permits are free of charge and may be requested by phone from DNRED Offices and then sent digitally to the client.
Permits may be issued for a maximum of 5 consecutive days and must be presented, upon demand, to Dept. of Public Safety Conservation Officers or any other peace officer engaged in “resort of wildlife” enforcement duties.
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