Game Bird Hunting Licences and Permits

COVID-19 response: temporary closures

The Government of Alberta has temporarily closed front counters at all Fish and Wildlife offices across the province.

  • You can contact Fish and Wildlife offices using the phone numbers listed on the Fish and Wildlife - Contacts page.
  • For recreational sportfishing or hunting information, please visit AlbertaRELM or call the AlbertaRELM Help Desk at 1-888-944-5494.
  • Vehicle access is now permitted at parking lots and staging areas in provincial parks and public land. Facilities like playgrounds and washrooms remain temporarily closed. For more information, visit the Alberta Parks advisories page.

For more information about Alberta’s COVID-19 response, visit COVID-19 info for Albertans.

Game Bird Hunting Licence and Permit Requirements

Review Alberta game bird hunting licence and permit requirements for:


If you need assistance purchasing your licences online, contact the RELM Help Desk:

Toll-free in North America: 1-888-944-5494

Related Information

For more information on game bird hunting licence and permit requirements, visit:

Are you an adult Migratory Game Bird Hunting Permit holder who would like to mentor young hunters? Read more about Waterfowler Heritage Days.

Updated: Mar 15, 2016