Non-resident Canadians and Non-resident Aliens

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Game Bird Hunting Licence and Migratory Permit Requirements
For Non-resident Canadians and Non-resident Aliens

You are a Non-resident Canadian if

  • you are not a resident of Alberta, but make your home in Canada, and
  • you are ordinarily present in Canada, and
  • you have lived in Canada for the 12-month period immediately preceding the relevant date

You are a Non-resident Alien if

  • you are not a resident of Alberta
  • you are not a non-resident Canadian

To hunt the following birds in Alberta:

  • Grouse, Partridge, Ptarmigan, Pheasant, Migratory (waterfowl)

Non-resident Canadians require a Win Card, Wildlife Certificate, Game Bird Licence, Pheasant (if hunting pheasant); Federal Migratory Permit (if hunting waterfowl)

Non-resident Aliens require a Win Card, Non-resident Alien Wildlife Certificate, Upland Game Bird, Pheasant (if hunting pheasant); 6-Day Waterfowl and Federal Migratory Permit (if hunting waterfowl)

Your WIN and other licences can be purchased online or at a Licence Issuer:

Federal Migratory Permits are available online, Canada Post Offices and some Licence Issuers:

Contact

If you need assistance purchasing your licences online, contact the Active Network AlbertaRELM Help Desk:

Toll-free in North America: 1-888-944-5494

Related Information

For more information on game bird hunting licence and permit requirements, visit:

Are you an adult Migratory Game Bird Hunting Permit holder who would like to mentor young hunters? Read more about Waterfowler Heritage Days.


Updated: Jul 24, 2015