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Fishing License Saskatchewan

The Government of Saskatchewan's new SK Hunt & Fish Mobile App is the official management software for your hunting and fishing license in Saskatchewan. The app allows you to quickly retrieve any licenses you've purchased while also providing comprehensive fishing, hunting, and wildlife knowledge. Search for "SK Hunt & Fish" in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store to download it.

Where Can You Buy A Fishing License in Saskatchewan

To get a fishing license in saskatchewan, you can use or visit the following:


If you're purchasing your fishing license in Saskatchewan online, you'll need a Hunting, Angling, and Trapping Licence (HAL) system account. If you already have an existing account, use your HAL number or a previously registered secondary identification number instead of creating a new one. Do not establish a second account. Call 1-855-848-4773 for help with your account if necessary (8 a.m. to 9 p.m.).


It is a violation to:

  • For the purpose of obtaining or applying for a license, use more than one HAL number.
  • While suspended, you may not apply for or hold a license.

Remember that your HAL ID is a one-time, permanent, and unique number used for your fishing license in Saskatchewan.



Whether you live in the province, outside of the province, or outside of Canada, there are a few residencies and license facts worth noting before acquiring a permit. Residency is based on Saskatchewan licenses. Please check out the residency definitions below prior to purchasing your fishing license in Saskatchewan.


Saskatchewan resident: A person who is a Canadian resident with a principal home in Saskatchewan and has resided there for three months preceding the date of license purchase, or is a regular member of the Canadian Armed Forces who was previously a Saskatchewan resident when recruited or deployed from there.


Canadian resident: A Canadian citizen who has a home elsewhere in Canada and has resided in Canada for 12 months prior to the date of purchase.


Non-resident: An individual who is not a resident of Saskatchewan or Canada.


Senior: A person who is 65 years old or older in Saskatchewan and who can provide proof of age and residency does not need an angling license, but must obey all other fishing rules. Seniors from outside the province are required to have a license.


Canadian Armed Forces Veteran: A veteran is a Saskatchewan or Canadian citizen who served in the Canadian Armed Forces and has been honorably discharged.




How Much is a Fishing License in Saskatchewan?

A regular resident annual angling license costs $42, a 3-day (consecutive days) angling license is $21 and a 1 day angling license is $15. For residents 65 years and older, the annual angling license fee is free.

What Age Do You Need a Fishing License in Saskatchewan?

You must be at least 16 years of age to obtain a fishing license in Saskatchewan. If you are under the age of 16, you may still be able to fish without a license but you will be limited to certain areas, seasons, and specific species of fish.

Do Metis Need a Fishing License in Saskatchewan?

Yes, the Metis must also obtain a valid fishing license in order to legally fish in Saskatchewan. The Metis Harvesting Card is accepted as proof of a valid fishing license and must be obtained through the Métis Nation–Saskatchewan Harvesting Authority.

How to Buy a Saskatchewan Fishing License?

A Saskatchewan fishing license can be purchased online through the Saskatchewan Hunting & Angling License website (www.saskatchewanhal.ca). You will need your personal information, such as your name, address, and date of birth, as well as your credit card details. You will be required to create a HAL account that your license will be attached to. 

How to Get Fishing License Saskatchewan?

In order to get a fishing license in Saskatchewan, you must obtain a HAL account number and license via www.saskatchewanhal.ca. When purchasing online, you will need to provide your personal information and payment details. Once payment is processed, you will receive an email with the license attached, which you can then print out and carry while fishing. 


Further Information

If you need assistance with your account or have further inquiries about purchasing a license, you can call directly at 1-855-848-4773 (8 a.m. to 9 p. m.). If you want to learn more about fishing, and equipment or if you simply want to learn more about fishing in Saskatchewan, talk to our team of experts.



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