Forests, Fish and Wildlife - Angling Licence

AKA: Fishing Licence
Provided by: Government of Prince Edward Island - Department of Environment, Energy and Climate Action - AKA: Formerly Environment, Water and Climate Change

Service Description

All people age 16 and older who wish to fish recreationally during angling season must purchase an Angling Licence. People can purchase their licence online or from one of many Angling Licence Vendors across PEI starting on April 1 each year. Website also includes information about:
  • Angling season opening and closing dates
  • Species native to PEI
  • Where to access fishing spots
  • Rules for angling legally
  • Special angling events or activities


Residents and non-residents age 16 years and older who wish to fish recreationally in PEI
How to Access:
Purchase a licence online or visit an Angling Licence Vendor (list available online) * Angling licences can be purchased starting April 1 each year
Documents Required:
Must also pay an annual Wildlife Conservation Fund Licence fee
Program Hours:
Online licence purchases: 24/7 website * Available starting April 1 each year
In-person licence purchases: Hours vary by Angling Licence Vendor
Coverage Area:
Prince Edward Island

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