Getting your Ontario fishing licence

Ontario Fishing Licence

Fishing can be a really fun outdoor activity, but to do it legally you must have certain documents issued by the government. Find out how to get you Ontario Fishing Licence below. The Fishing Licence Ontario works under the Ministry of Natural Resources.

What is an Ontario Fishing Licence?Ontario Fishing license website

Ontario Fishing Licence consists of an Outdoor Card with a fishing licence tag, which could be accompanying card or printed on the back of the card. Requirements to get a fishing license to vary depending on if you are an Ontario resident, Canadian resident or non-Canada resident.

Besides Service Ontario, there are different places where you can get a fishing license. But make sure that authorized issuers of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.

How do I get an Ontario Fishing Licence?

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To get you fishing license tag, you have an Outdoors Card, and you can get the tag at the same time as the latter. The duration of the fishing license may vary between 1 and 3 years. The one-day fishing license is the only one that does not require having an Outdoors Card.

You can get the Ontario fishing license online or in-person. To get it online, you must have the following information. First and last name, height, eye color, date of birth, mailing and residential address, postal code. Additionally, you must be able to print the documents the website will provide you.fishing license ontario

You will have to fill out an application online, pay with VISA or MasterCard and print the temporary documents that will download. Once you finish, the plastic Outdoors Card with the fishing license tag will send to you by mail.

If you prefer to get it in person, you can go to a Service Ontario Centre or to a Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry issuer. In this case, you will get a temporary license and your plastic card will mail.

Ontario Fishing License Online fees differ depending on the license you getting, duration and whether you Ontario resident or Canadian resident.

How do I renew my Ontario Fishing License Online?

The dates for renewing expired licences will publish online and it can done online, by phone. You can also get info by Ontario Fishing Licence online.

Fishing Licence Ontario Website: https://www.ontario.ca/page/fishing-licence-canadian-residents
Toll Free Number: 1-800-387-7011
TTY Toll Free Number: 1-866-686-6072