Firearms and Licenses

Pre-processing letter for non-residents

If you wish to process your firearm before entering Canada, please download the following documents.


NOTE: This only applies if you are flying directly to the Saskatoon airport from a US departure.


Non-Resident Firearms Declaration

You will need to fill out and submit a Non-Resident Firearms Declaration.

Licenses

All hunting and fishing licenses are included in our trip prices. We will purchase your licenses for you ahead of time, all we require from you in order to do this is a copy of your drivers license. If you have hunted in Saskatchewan since 2013 when the automated licensing system was put into use we would need your Sask. HAL account number in order to purchase your license

Tips to make sure you are ready to travel to our camp:

Be ready for security screening at the airport

The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) has certain rules that you should be aware of. To avoid any unpleasant surprises during pre board screening at the airport security checkpoint, here are some guidelines to follow. If you are travelling via a commercial airline, knowing these steps will make your trip to us much simpler and worry-free.

Rules for packing rifles, bows and crossbows

Firearms are only permitted in checked baggage. They must be unloaded, packed in a locked hard-sided case and declared to the air carrier. Bows, crossbows and arrows must also be transported as checked baggage. Ensure that they are placed in a hard shell container designed for shipping. Declare these items to the airline agent at check-in.

Check for loose bullets

Cartridges and ammunition are not allowed in carry-on baggage. They can only be placed in checked baggage and must be properly packed with approval from your air carrier. Additional screening for loose bullets in pockets or carry-on bags slows down thousands of passengers every year

Pack your gear properly

  • Knives and Sharp Tools must go in checked baggage
  • Flammable Liquids such as liquid fuel or small propane tanks are prohibited from flying. If you must bring these items, ship them ahead of time or purchase them at your destination.
  • Bear Spray and other animal repellents are also prohibited from flying.
  • Important items like licenses, tags and GPS devices should be placed in your carry-on baggage.
  • For a complete item list of what you can and can not bring, please refer to CATSA’s website by clicking here.

Questions or Concerns?

For more information on specific rules and restrictions and the paperwork required to travel with rifles and ammunition, you should contact your air carrier or by contacting the CATSA directly.