Licence/Permits - Hunters with Disabilities
Special permits and licences are available to assist hunters (residents, non-resident Canadians and non-resident aliens)
with serious disabilities.
These licence/permits are available, for no additional fees, lirough Alberta Fish and Wildlife Division district offices.
How to Apply for a Licence/Permit
- Step - 1 Review the Criteria for the Licence or Permit You Wish to Apply for
Information Sheet – Cross-bow Licence Criteria - Jun 16, 2011 (1 page)
Information Sheet – Off-Highway Vehicle Permit Criteria - Jun 16, 2011 (1 page)
Information Sheet – Weapons Discharge Permit Criteria - Jun 16, 2011 (1 page)
- Step - 2 Get Medical Certification as Advised in Criteria above
NOTE: A letter (in an approved format – see below) can be obtained from a physician or therapist to support any application, but is mandatory only for persons with certain physical conditions who apply to obtain a Cross-bow licence.
Physicians or therapists completing these certification letters should review the corresponding licence or permit criteria information sheet above.
- Step - 3 Fill out the Application Form
Application form - Weapons Discharge Permit, Cross-Bow Licence and Off-Highway Vehicle Permit - Jun 16, 2011 (1 page)
- Step - 4 Submit Your Application
Completed applications must be submitted to the nearest district Fish and Wildlife Division office. To find contact information for an Alberta Fish and Wildlife Division Office nearest you, see:
Updated: Aug 6, 2015