Assistant Angling Guide Licence

Assistant Angling Guide Licence

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Contents:

Overview

This application allows an Assistant Angling Guide to apply for his/her Assistant Angling Guide Licence.
 

Eligibility
 

The following criteria must be met in order to proceed with an application for an Assistant Angling Guide Licence:

  • Must be nineteen (19) years of age or older.
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada (i.e. a landed immigrant).
  • An assistant angling guide licence is valid only while the holder of the licence carries a record, signed by an angling guide, that indicates that the angling guide employs the holder as an assistant angling guide.
  • Assistant Angling Guide will have to attest to having a working knowledge of the Wildlife Act and its regulations and the Fisheries Act (Canada) and its regulations with respect to angling on the region where Assistant Angling Guide intends to guide for fish.
  • In addition the Assistant Angling Guide will further attest that he/she has reviewed the following as they relate to angling: Wildlife Act sections 12 to 15, 24, 37, 49, 452 to 54, 56, 58, 61, 64, 67, 68, 70, 80 to 82, 85, 91 to 97, 100 and 106, Angling and Scientific Collection Regulation and the current version of the Freshwater Fishing Regulations Synopsis, specifically portions of the synopsis pertaining to the region where Assistant Angling Guide intends to guide for fish.

Costs and Responsibilities

Fees

$150.00 Assistant Angling Guide Licence 

Fees are payable at the time of application. Applications will not be processed until the fee has been paid. 

Fees can be paid online at the time of application, or at a FrontCounter BC location. See Payment Guidelines for more information.

The Habitat Conservation Trust Fund surcharge is included in the above fee(s).

Fees calculated on the electronic Fish and Wildlife application may not be the complete fee. A Permit Clerk will contact you if late fees are owed or if other licence specific fees are outstanding.

What you need to apply

Working knowledge of the Wildlife Act and its regulations and the Fisheries Act (Canada) and its regulations with respect to angling on the region where Assistant Angling Guide intends to guide for fish.

 

The Assistant Angling Guide will further attest that he/she has reviewed the following as they relate to angling: Wildlife Act sections 12 to 15, 24, 37, 49, 452 to 54, 56, 58, 61, 64, 67, 68, 70, 80 to 82, 85, 91 to 97, 100 and 106, Angling and Scientific Collection Regulation and the current version of the Freshwater Fishing Regulations Synopsis, specifically portions of the synopsis pertaining to the region where Assistant Angling Guide intends to guide for fish.

 

Please review your application form carefully and ensure that all required fields have been filled out before you submit your application

What happens after you apply

The target time frame for decision on your permit is 30 days*

Your application will not be processed until payment has been received in full.

Receiving the application

Your application will be reviewed to ensure that it is complete. Your payment and documents will be entered into the appropriate systems. When necessary, you will be contacted for more information. 

An application will not be accepted and processed until all required information as well as payment has been received.

Decision Making

A decision will be made on whether to issue a permit or not after a full review of your submission.

Issuance of Permit

If your application is approved, the permit will be issued and sent to you by FrontCounter BC. If your application is not approved, you will be notified. 

NOTE: If you used a BCeID and a licence or permit is issued, you can download it from the Manage your Natural Resource Applications webpage by logging in using your BCeID

*Processing time may be considerably longer if there is a required consultaiton process

Link
Angling and Scientific Collection Regulation
Wildlife Act
Assistant Angling Guide Consent Form

Tips for a successful application

Follow these tips to make the application process easier:

  1. Review this guide and have all the information and documents ready before you start filling out the application.
  2. Use a Basic, Personal or Business BCeID for your application. A BCeID is easy to get and allows you to save your application, reopen it, and check the status of your application online. Applications will automatically time-out after a certain period of inactivity if not saved.
  3. Contact FrontCounter BC before you begin, to help you with all natural resource applications.