Youth Partner Licence Program

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.

Alberta's Youth Partner Licence Program allows an adult hunter to share his or her special licence opportunities with an eligible youth hunting partner. For just $12, you can share your hunting licence and mentor a youth.

Youth Hunting Opportunities

Opportunities are available to youth hunters ages 12 to 17 and include the following:

  • Resident Youth Wildlife Certificates are available for $8.30. This fee includes a Game Bird Licence at no additional charge.
  • Youth White-tailed Deer Licences are available for $8.25.
  • Alberta Conservation Association will refund Alberta youths who complete the AHEIA hunter education program with the cost of their WiN card. For more information, visit:

Youth Hunter Training

To meet Alberta’s Hunter Eligibility criteria, youth hunters are required to complete a first time hunter training course and exam, available to be taken either in-person or online.

For more information on youth hunter training, visit:

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Updated: Aug 31, 2017