27th February, 2023

The Public is hereby notified of the closure of the 2022-2023 Hunting Season according to the Conservation of Wildlife Act (67:01).

Please be aware of the following:

  1. Hunting activity of game animals must be ceased on all lands of Trinidad and Tobago by February 28th, 2023.
  2. Persons have until March 31st, 2023, to dispose of Game Animal carcasses (or any part thereof) from their property and or their possession.
  3. Holders of State Game Licence (Hunting Permits) purchased for the 2022-2023 Hunting Season must complete and submit the Mandatory Data Return Forms on or before May 31st, 2023. Failure to comply may result in a summary conviction of Two thousand- five hundred Dollars (TT$2,500.00)per data form.
  4. Members of the public are kindly asked to refrain from hunting during the closed season as perpetrators will incur a fine of One Hundred Thousand Dollars (TT$100,000.00)as amended by Legal Notice 275 of 2020.

Mandatory Data Forms can be submitted to any of the following stations:

  1. District Revenue Office, Tunapuna
  2. Forestry Office, Rio Claro
  3. District Revenue Office, Chaguanas
  4. Forestry Division, Long Circular Road, St. James
  5. Forestry Division, Balisier Avenue, Pleasantville, San Fernando
  6. Forestry Division, Sangre Grande
  7. District Revenue Office, Sangster Hill, Scarborough, Tobago
  8. Inland Revenue Office, Roxborough, Tobago


Denny Dipchansingh

Conservator of Forests/ Chief Game Warden






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