Fisheries and Land Resources

Licences

Newfoundland

General Trapping Licence

All resident trappers on the island must apply annually for a General Trapping Licence that authorizes trapping for all species, except beaver, on the Island of Newfoundland during the open seasons prescribed, and in accordance with trapping regulations. Upon successfully completing a Trapper Education Course, trapping applications are mailed to all eligible trappers.

All trappers are required to apply to the Wildlife Division to obtain a trapping licence. To obtain an application, please contact:

Wildlife Division
117 Riverside Drive, PO Box 2007
Corner Brook, NL, A2H 7S1
Telephone: (709) 637-2025

Completed applications may be returned with required licence fee to:

Trapping Licence Application: Central Cashier's Office
PO Box 8700
St. John's, NL, A1B 4J6

Beaver Trapline Licence

On the Island of Newfoundland, beaver are managed on a trapline system. Only trappers approved to hold a beaver trapline can legally be issued a licence to trap beaver. If you do not currently hold a beaver trapline and wish to be placed on a priority list for a vacant trapline, please forward your request to:

Wildlife Division: Beaver Trapline
PO Box 2007
Corner Brook, NL, A2H 7S1

^ Top of Page

Labrador

In Labrador, a General Trapping Licence authorizes trappers to trap for all species, including beaver, during the open seasons prescribed and in accordance with trapping regulations. Upon successfully completing a Trapper Education Course, trapping applications are mailed to all eligible trappers

^ Top of Page

 
Last Updated:
This page and all contents are copyright, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, all rights reserved.