Public Advisory: Big Game Licence Application Deadline Unchanged

  • Fisheries and Land Resources

March 24, 2020

The public is reminded the deadline for receipt of big game licence applications for the 2020-21 big game hunting season remains April 3, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. NDT. Applications can be submitted by email at, online through the Wildlife Information Management System, by fax at 709-637-2099 or by mail at the address provided with the big game licence application.

In support of COVID-19 social distancing protocol, in-person counter service at Forestry and Wildlife offices throughout the province has been suspended. However, staff remain available Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. by telephone at 709-637-2025 and email at to respond to questions regarding the 2020-21 big game licence application process.

As the application deadline approaches, wait times for inquiries made by telephone are expected to increase. To expedite response times, individuals are encouraged to contact the department by email, when possible, and provide their name, driver’s licence number and a brief description of the issue they are experiencing. Staff will aim to respond to emails within 48 hours.

Important information about the 2020-21 big game hunting season is also available in the 2020-21 Hunting and Trapping Guide.


Media contact
Craig Renouf
Fisheries and Land Resources
709-637-2923, 640-6922

2020 03 24 4:28 pm