Sunday 25 October, 2020

Ministry announces sale of hunting licenses

The Agriculture Ministry is seeking to advise members of the public that the sale of State Game Licenses (Hunting Permits) will begin from Thursday, September 21.

A State Game Licence is required for the hunting of wild and protected animals.The license costs $100 and will be made available at the following locations:

  • The Forestry Division, Head Office, Long Circular Road, St. James 
  • The Forestry Division, San Fernando Office, Balisier Avenue, Pleasantville, San Fernando
  • District Revenue Office, Sangre Grande
  • District Revenue Office, Tunapuna
  • District Revenue Office, Chaguanas
  • District Revenue Office, Siparia
  • District Revenue Office, La Brea
  • District Revenue Office, Rio Claro
  • Inland Revenue Office, Roxborough, Tobago
  • Inland Revenue Office, Sangster Hill, Tobago

Members of the public are reminded that possession of a permit does not grant access to hunt before the opening of the hunting season on October 1. This is in accordance with the Conservation of Wildlife Act, Chapter 67:01 of the Laws of Trinidad and Tobago. Hunting season ends on February 28.

The following information must be provided when applying for the State Game License:

  • Name and address of hunter
  • One valid form of identification (passport, National Identification Card, driver's permit)

For more information, members of the public are asked to contact the following:

· 225-3865                    Head Office, Long Circular, Port of Spain     

· 225-3846/47               Forestry Information Unit, Long Circular, Port of Spain

· 225-3837                    Wildlife Section, St Joseph

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