Migratory Bird Permit Application Forms
Permits may be issued under the Migratory Birds Regulations with conditions for the husbandry, release, scaring, capture, killing or disposal of migratory birds, or any other matter concerning the conservation of migratory birds.
Note to All Applicants
Service standards for Migratory Bird permits can be found online. Please note that when incomplete applications are received, Environment and Climate Change Canada will notify the applicant and the time limit will be “paused” or “suspended” until all the missing information is received.
Types of Migratory Bird Permits
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The hunting of migratory birds is regulated by a set of rules, including the requirement to purchase a Migratory Game Bird Hunting Permit. Go to Migratory Bird Hunting.
Please consult the Permit Officer, Canadian Wildlife Service from Environment and Climate Change Canada in your area to submit your permit application form. It is your responsibility to contact the appropriate provincial/territorial wildlife agency and municipal office for information about possible additional permits required for your planned activity.
When applying for a Damage or Danger permit for the purpose of goose management, please refer to the information and best practice guidelines before undertaking the application process.
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about federal wildlife permits or user fees or if you need assistance completing an application form, please contact us at CWSpermit.permisSCF@ec.gc.ca or at 1-800-668-6767.
For further information or to obtain permits, please call or write to Permit Officer, Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment and Climate Change Canada, at one of the following addresses.
British Columbia and Yukon5421 Robertson Road
Delta British Columbia
Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba115 Perimeter Road
Ontario867 Lakeshore Road
P.O. Box 5050
Quebec201-1550 Avenue d'Estimauville
Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick17 Waterfowl Lane
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