Any person born on or after January 1, 1951 and any first-time hunter wanting to purchase a hunting licence, must be a graduate of the Manitoba Hunter Education Course or a similar hunter education course from another jurisidiction.
All hunters are required to possess a valid Hunter Education Certificate or card in order to purchase any type of hunting licence.
Anyone wanting to take a Hunter education course should contact the Manitoba Wildlife Federation at 1-877-633-4868.
The Canadian Firearms Safety Course does not meet the above requirement.
Bowhunter safety training courses are also available and recommended. For more information, contact the Archers and Bowhunters Association of Manitoba at (204) 925-5697.