Fisheries and Land Resources


Information for Hunting/Angling Guides

Non-residents wishing to hunt big game in Newfoundland and Labrador must apply for a big game licence through one of the province's outfitting companies opens new window, and must be accompanied by a licensed guide, hired by the outfitting company, while hunting.

Non-residents wishing to angle in scheduled waters in the province must be accompanied by a licensed guide or by a direct relative who is a resident of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Licensed guides are registered by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador following successful completion of a Firearm Safety/Hunter Education course, a boating safety course, and a valid first aid course; or, successful completion of a guide training program.

The annual fee for a guide licence is $15.00 plus HST following approval of the application:

Application for Newfoundland and Labrador Guide's Licence PDF (479 KB)

For more information, download Becoming a Guide in Newfoundland and Labrador PDF (5.1 MB) or contact:

Department of Fisheries and Land Resources
Wildlife Division, Conservation Services
P.O Box 2007, 117 Riverside Drive
Corner Brook, NL, A2H-7S1
Telephone: (709) 637-2025

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