Prince Edward Island


Who requires Hunter Education in Prince Edward Island?


Anyone who carries a firearm in game habitat requires a nationally certified Hunter Education (IHEA certified). Hunter Education certification is also required to purchase a license.


Same applies to non-residents as to residents. Hunter Education certification from any Province, Territory, or State using IHEA standards is accepted.

Minimum Age Requirements

  • Small Game License: 12
  • Hunter Education: 12

Exam challenge

CFSC and Hunter Ed. exam challenges ARE NOT available, without first taking the appropriate courses and passing the written exams.

Possession and Acquisition Licence (PAL)

A PAL is NOT required to obtain a Hunting License in Prince Edward Island.

Online Training


For information about courses contact:

Ross Bernard, Hunter Education Coordinator
Fish & Wildlife
183 Upton Rd.
Charlottetown, PEI C1A 7N8

Department of Environment, Water and Climate Change

Phone: (902) 368-4683

Hunter Education Program Website:

Regulations Summary/Synopsis:

Government Department responsible for hunting:

Department of Environment, Water and Climate Change, Fish & Wildlife section: