Apply for a Hunting Licence

Hunting Licence for non-NWT residents

Non-resident Hunting Licence

Who needs this licence?

If you are a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant who lives outside the NWT or has not resided in the NWT for 12 months, you need a non-resident hunting licence (NR).

How much does it cost?

Fees are charged for the tag, and vary by species of game. For more information, view the Wildlife Fees Regulations.

Where can I get it?

Available in person from your local or regional ENR Office.

Non-resident Alien Hunting Licence

Who needs this licence?

If you are not a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant, you need a Non-resident Alien Hunting Licence (NRA).

How much does it cost?

Fees are charged for the tag, and vary by species of game. For more information, view the Wildlife Fees Regulations.

Where can I get it?

Available in person from your local or regional ENR Office.

Where can I find more detailed information?

The information in this section is intended as an overview.

There are different types of licences required to harvest in the NWT, depending on where you live, what game you are after, and whether you are an Aboriginal harvester.

Additional permission, permits or licences may be required, depending on where you live, what you plan to hunt, and what you intend to do with your harvest.

For more detailed information, see: