Government forms and permits

    Get permits at the post office

    Many Canada Post locations offer convenient government services. You can buy migratory bird hunting permits at select post office locations.

    Buy a migratory bird hunting permit

    Come to select Canada Post locations and get your Migratory Game Bird Hunting permit (MGBH).

    Hunting permit details

    To hunt migratory game birds in Canada, you need a valid federal Migratory Game Bird Hunting permit with a Canadian Wildlife Habitat Conservation stamp.

    • The fee for each permit is $17 (excluding taxes and subject to change without notice).
    • Permits are sold from August 1 to June 30 of the following year (hunting season will vary according to bird species and district).
    • When you purchase a MGBH permit you will receive a hunting regulation summary.

    Get more information

    Additional information is available from the following resources: