Hunting in B.C.

Latest News and Important Notices

  • You may check the results of the draw by signing in to WILD or by contacting FrontCounter BC.
  • Limited entry hunting authorizations will not be mailed to successful applicants. 
  • You do not need to carry your limited entry hunting authorization while hunting. 
  • You are required to carry and complete upon harvest your Harvest Report for shared limited entry hunting which can be found at the bottom of your authorization.

If you were successful in receiving an authorization, you must read information for successful 2023 fall Limited Entry Hunting applicants for specific information regarding your hunt.

Sign in to WILD

You may check the results by signing in to WILD, or by contacting FrontCounter BC .

If you were successful in receiving an authorization, you must read Information for successful Limited Entry Hunting applicants for specific information.

The 2022-2024 Hunting and Trapping Regulations Synopsis is now available for download. Hard copies of the synopsis will be printed and distributed throughout the province in July and August, 2022.

View the Synopsis

Changes to regulations in 2022/23 or 2023/24 are updated in the online version of the synopsis and specific details are listed on the Hunting and Trapping Regulation Synopsis Corrections and Updates page.

Due to severe wildfire damage in areas of the Thompson Okanagan and one area in the Kootenays, 15 motor-vehicle closures under the Motor Vehicle Prohibition Regulation of the Wildlife Act are in effect. Maps of the area, including downloadable georeferenced maps, are available at Motor Vehicle Prohibitions.


Learn about the online system used to make most hunting applications and purchase licences, including Limited Entry Hunting applications.

to WILD

View the synopsis, find corrections and updates and view maps of motor vehicle closure areas.

View the regulations synopsis

Learn how LEH works, how to apply for draws, dates, deadlines and maps.