Regulations

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.

There are numerous regulations hunters need to be aware of before heading out into the field.

To ensure you follow all the correct licensing requirements, you need have to be aware of regulations pertaining to:

  • Ammunition and weaponry
  • Registration
  • Restricted areas
  • Tagging
  • Vehicle use and more!

To learn and remain up-to-date on Alberta's hunting regulations, make sure you review the most current issue of the Alberta Guide to Hunting Regulations publication – updated each year in July.

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Updated: Jul 26, 2019