Natural Resources and Energy Development
Issuance of Rabbit Licences to residents of New Brunswick.
Must be a resident as defined in the Fish and Wildlife Act and must not be restricted from purchasing a New Brunswick 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:
• 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.
• Conservation Education certificates from other provinces, territories and states are valid in New Brunswick.
• Trapper education is not required to obtain a Rabbit Licence.
Minor Rabbit licence holders are not permitted to carry a firearm unless they are 12-15 years of age, have passed the Firearms Safety/Hunter Education course and are accompanied by a person 19 years of age or older.
A Rabbit Licence entitles the holder to hunt 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
Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).
|Fee Description||Rate in $||Effective Date|
|Rabbit Licence + $5 conservation fee||8.00||2009-06-01|
|Minor Rabbit Licence (Age 10-15) + $0 conservation fee||7.00||2009-06-01|
|Contact SNB (Payment Only)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Regional and District offices|