Applying for a hunting licence

If you hunt with a gun, you need a valid hunting licence.

Last updated on 17 August 2021

Eligibility for a hunting licence

To be eligible for a hunting licence, you must meet a number of requirements. For example, you must be 18 years of age or older. The police website lists all the requirements for a hunting licence (in Dutch).

Applying for a hunting licence

Applications for a hunting licence (in Dutch) are made to the police.

Laws and regulations (in Dutch)

Nature Protection Act

Decree on nature conservation

Nature Conservation Regulation

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