Quebec

Who requires Hunter Education in Québec?

Residents & Non-Residents

Residents of Quebec ARE required to take the Quebec Hunter Education Course.

Non-residents of Quebec are NOT required to take the Quebec Hunter Education Course.

Minimum Age Requirements

  • Big Game License: 12 years old
  • Small Game License: 12 years old
  • Upon successful completion of the Quebec Hunter Education Course, resident youth aged 12 can hunt under the direct and immediate supervision of a licensed adult ( 18 years or older ) mentor.

Exam challenge

Exam challenges are NOT available.

Canadian Firearm Saftey Course (CFSC)

A CFSC IS required to obtain a Hunting License in Quebec.

Online Training

Online training is available.

Links

For information about courses contact:

Fédération québécoise des chasseurs et pêcheurs (FédéCP)
https://fedecp.com/contactez-nous/

Hunter Education Program Website:

EN: https://fedecp.com/findacourse/
FR: https://fedecp.com/trouveruneformation/

Regulations Summary/Synopsis:

EN: https://www.quebec.ca/en/tourism-and-recreation/sporting-and-outdoor-activities/sport-hunting/hunting-in-quebec

FR: https://www.quebec.ca/tourisme-et-loisirs/activites-sportives-et-de-plein-air/chasse-sportive/chasser-au-quebec

Government Department responsible for hunting:

EN: Wildlife and parks sector, Ministère de l'Environnement, de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques, de la Faune et des Parcs (Environment, the Fight Against Climate Change, Wildlife and Parks)
https://www.quebec.ca/en/government/ministere/environnement/contact-us

FR: Secteur de la faune et des parcs, Ministère de l'Environnement, de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques, de la Faune et des Parcs
https://www.quebec.ca/gouvernement/ministere/environnement/coordonnees

NGOs Related to Hunting:

Fédération québécoise des chasseurs et pêcheurs (FédéCP)
https://fedecp.com/

Fédération des Trappeurs Gestionnaires du Québec (FTGQ)
https://ftgq.qc.ca/