Hunting Licences/Stamps: Vendor Availability

Recreational hunting licences are available for purchase at Department of Lands and Forestry Offices and retail vendors across the province. 

To find your local Department of Lands and Forestry Office, click here.

To determine what hunting licences are sold by a vendor in your area, click on the appropriate County below. 

Annapolis Guysborough Pictou
Antigonish Halifax Queens
Cape Breton Hants Richmond
Colchester Inverness Shelburne
Cumberland Kings Victoria
Digby Lunenburg Yarmouth

Important Notes:

  1. Wildlife Habitat stamps are sold by all vendors and DNR offices.
  2. Furharvester, Bear Snaring, Nuisance Wildlife Operator licences as well as Special Permits to Guide, Raccoon Dog Night Training/Hunting permits and Black Bear Gallbladder seals are only available at DNR offices. 
  3. Fur Buyer, Hide Dealer, Taxidermist, Guide, and Pheasant Preserve Operator licences are only available at Service Nova Scotia.

Refer to your NS Hunting & Furharvesting Summary of Regulations for more information.