Criteria For Hunting Outfitters Permit

The applicant must have:

  1. Proof that he/she attended a registered Professional Hunting School & possesses the necessary knowledge, ability, skill & experience required, as well as having passed the relevant practical examinations (same as for Professional Hunter).
  2. Proof that he/she has successfully completed the theoretical examination set by the relevant Provincial Nature Conservation Authorities.  No person under the age of twenty-one (21) shall be issued a permit to operate as a Hunting Outfitter.
  3. Proof that he/she has been an active Professional Hunter for a period of at least three (3) years, or is the owner of the land, which land will be used for the purpose of outfitting/hunting.
  4. Membership of a recognized Professional Hunters’ Association.
  5. The necessary services, facilities and convenience listed.

Renewal of a Hunting Outfitter’s Permit will be subject to:

  1. The applicant must submit proof that he/she has undertaken (as a hunting outfitter) at least three (3) hunts or completed a minimum of twenty-one (21) hunting days with an overseas client, during that three (3) years preceding the application.
  2. Should the requirements of (1.) above not be fulfilled, the applicant must be re-tested at the discretion of the Director of a Professional Hunting School and the theoretical exams re-written.
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