Buy Licences - Retail

Buying your Licence from a Retail Location

There are numerous private businesses that sell hunting and sportfishing licences throughout Alberta. To purchase a licence from a private retailer:

  • Step 1 - Activate your Wildlife Identification Number (WiN)
  • If you don’t already have a Wildlife Identification Number (WIN). Visit the AlbertaRELM website at:

  • Step 2 - Find a Private Licence Issuer / Retail Location
  • Private Licence Issuer retail locations are listed alphabetically by town or city name here:

    When purchasing a licence from a retail location, be sure to have with you:

    • Your Virtual or Plastic WiN Card
    • Government-issued photo ID (example: driver’s licence, passport)

Before Purchasing your Licence

Hunting Regulations, Licence Eligibility and Requirements

  • Anglers and hunters should know the regulations for the area where you plan to fish or hunt.
  • Anglers should check age and other requirements for Alberta sportfishing licences.
  • Hunters should check their eligibility to hold Alberta hunting licences.

Review the current copy of either the Alberta Guide to Hunting Regulations and/or the Alberta Guide to Sportfishing Regulations at:

Licences for Hunting or Fishing Draws

If you are buying your licence while applying for a hunting draw, see:

If you are buying your licence applying for a walleye fishing draw, see:

Related Information

Updated: Jun 23, 2020