a valid Outdoors Card is required for all resident and non-resident hunters who wish to purchase hunting licenses.
Resident Deer License
Farmer’s Deer License
Resident Additional Deer Tag
Non-Resident Deer License
Non-Resident Additional Deer Tag
Resident Moose License
Non-resident Moose License
Resident Elk Draw Application
Resident Elk License
Resident Bear License
Resident Second Bear Tag
Non-Resident Bear License
License to Provide Bear Hunting Services
NOTE: Contact your NDMNRF district office to purchase.
Resident Turkey Tag (spring)
Resident Turkey Tag (fall)
Non-Resident Turkey Tag (spring)
Non-Resident Turkey Tag (fall)
Resident Wolf/Coyote Tag
Non-Resident Wolf/Coyote Tag
NOTE: A wolf/coyote tag is required in some Wildlife Management Units.
Resident Small Game License
Resident Small Game License (3-year)
Non-Resident Small Game License
Non-Resident Small Game License (3-year)
General Falconry License
Commercial Falconry License
NOTE: Contact your local NDMNRF district office to apply.
Resident Hunting Dog License
Non-Resident Dog License
NOTE: Required where dogs are permitted for hunting deer, moose, bear and raccoon.
NOTE: Required for guiding non-resident hunters in the territorial district of Rainy River and for guiding migratory bird hunters on Lake St. Clair. Only Ontario residents or Canadian citizens are eligible for a Guide License. Contact your local NDMNRF district office to purchase.
Migratory Game Birds
To hunt migratory game birds (e.g. waterfowl, common snipe, woodcock and mourning dove) in Ontario, you must have: a federal Migratory Game Bird Hunting Permit and a Wildlife Habitat Conservation Stamp, as well as an Outdoors Card and Small Game License. This includes hunting these species with falconry birds or non-indigenous falconry birds. You may buy a Migratory Game Bird Hunting Permit and Wildlife Habitat Conservation Stamp at any post office or online at permis-permits.ec.gc.ca/en
Phone: call 1-800-288-1155 (toll-free) and use the automated telephone system
In Person: visit a participating Service Ontario or license issuer
Note: Online and phone services accept VISA, MasterCard, VISA Debit and Debit MasterCard
An Outdoors Card will be automatically mailed to you after you have completed your card purchase. You will still be able to hunt while you wait for your Outdoors Card to arrive in the mail by using your License Summary, which will list your valid Outdoors Card. If you do not have access to a printer to print your License Summary from your account you can visit a participating Service Ontario or license issuer to have it printed (a fee may apply).
Know your Wildlife Management Unit (WMU)
The province of Ontario is subdivided into 95 wildlife management units (WMUs). Some WMUs are split into sub-units. Each WMU has customized hunting regulations for:
game you can hunt
open season dates
permitted methods of hunting
It’s your responsibility to:
know which WMU you are hunting in
know and follow the hunting regulations for that WMU