To hunt in Nova Scotia, Non-resident hunters require:

  • Either proof of having taken a sanctioned hunter education course in their normal province or state of residence or a valid hunting license issued in the last 5 years or a valid Nova Scotia Non-resident wildlife resources card.
  • Valid Nova Scotia Non-resident hunting license
  • Wildlife Habitat Stamp (acquired at time of purchasing hunting license)
  • Licensed Guide
  • Any federal permits or licenses applicable to carrying a firearm and or to pursue federally regulated wildlife. Persons travelling from outside Canada must also meet the requirements under the Canadian Firearms legislation.