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Available Fishing Licences

Fishing licence fees are different, depending whether you live in the NWT, Canada or elsewhere.

Residency descriptions

NWT Resident — A resident Canadian who has resided continuously in the NWT for a period of (a) in respect of sport fishing, three months immediately preceding the day on which the person begins to fish.

Resident Canadian — A person who is a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident.

Non-Resident — A person other than a resident Canadian.

Licences

All licence fees below are subject to federally mandated cost of living fees and GST.

Northwest Territories Resident Season Licence
NT Season
NWT resident — Must have a valid NWT address.
$10.00 • Class F1 • Valid through March 31, 2021

Canadian Resident Season Licence
CAN Season
Canadian resident — Must have a valid Canadian address.
$20.00 • Class F2 • Valid through March 31, 2021

Non-Resident Season Licence
Non Resident
Non resident — Anyone who does not have a valid NWT or Canadian address.
$40.00 • Class F3 • Valid through March 31, 2021

NWT/Canadian Resident over 65 years of age Season Licence
NT/CAN Over 65
This licence is only required for areas that require an additional validation.
NWT resident, Canadian resident — Must have a valid Canadian address and be 65 Years of Age or older.
FREE • Class F4 • Valid through March 31, 2021

NWT/Canadian Resident under 16 years of age Season Licence
NT/CAN Under 16
This licence is only required for areas that require an additional validation.
NWT resident, Canadian resident — Must have a valid Canadian address and be under 16 Years of Age.
FREE • Class F5 • Valid through March 31, 2021

Canadian Resident 3 Day Licence
CAN 3 Day
Canadian resident — Must have a valid Canadian address.
$15.00 • Class F6 • Valid for 3 days

Non Resident 3-Day
Non Res 3 Day
Non resident — Anyone who does not have a valid NWT or Canadian address.
$30.00 • Class F7 • Valid for 3 day

Canadian Resident 1 day Licence
CAN 1 Day
Canadian resident — Must have a valid Canadian address.
$10.00 • Class F9 • Valid for 1 day

Non Resident 1-Day
Non Res 1 Day
Non resident — Anyone who does not have a valid NWT or Canadian address.
$10.00 • Class F10 • Valid for 1 day

Great Bear Lake Special Management Area
GB Lake Mgmt
Special Management Area — Required for any person to fish in this area.
$10.00 • Class M1 • Valid for the period of your licence

Inuvialuit Settlement Region
Inuvialuit
Special Management Area — Required for any person to fish in this area.
FREE • Class I1 • Valid for the period of your licence