4 Fishing - Your Canada visitor and tourism info guide
sure to visit our provincial visitor information pages for specific
information regarding fishing licences for each individual
Crossing the international border into Canada has been a favorite
recreational pasttime of our American friends and international guests,
but since 9/11 the process has changed, rules have been more strictly
enforced, and the traveller needs more information. While our borders
are friendly, we do have rather strict rules and regulations as to what
you can bring into Canada. Best to do a little reading first, and be
prepared to declare everything to our friendly Customs officials. If
you don't follow the rules things can become rather disappointing.
Canada Customs require that US citizens carry proof of residency, and
some identification documents showing citizenship such as a US passport
(this is the best), birth certificate, or baptismal certificate. Visitors
from other countries should contact the Canadian
Consulate or Embassy in your country. You will be required to carry
at least a valid passport, and possibly a visa.
Pleasure boats coming by water or trailer need Customs entry permits
at port of entry.
and Print out the online application form. You will need the Adobe
Acrobat Reader to download this file. If you do not have it you
can download if for free from Adobe.
Copy the following address on a good sized envelope:
- Canadian Tax Refund, P.O. Box 42090, Vancouver, B.C. V6P 6S6,
3) Take this envelope with you to Canada and place your receipts
in this envelope. When you return home, mail the envelope and receipts
with your completed application signed and dated. You have up to
one year from the date of departure to make a claim.