Every year some two thousand foreign hunters visit Finland. In addition to a valid hunting card, a hunter arriving in Finland will need a hunting licence and possibly a shooting test certificate and a licence to bring a firearm or dog into the country.
Implementation of the Wolf Management Plan Well Underway
Already half of the measures defined in the 2015 Wolf Management Plan have already been realized. The purpose of the Wolf Management Plan and its projects is to find functional solutions for the management of the wolf populations and to improve the coexistence between humans and wolves.
Our Headquarters Has Moved
The Finnish Wildlife Agency’s headquarters has moved to new premises. It is now located in the Tapanila neighbourhood of Helsinki. At the same address you will also find the Registry, Licence Administration, the Metsästäjä magazine’s editorial office and the Uusimaa Regional Office.
What a Foreign Guest Needs to Be Able to Hunt in Finland
In addition to a valid hunting licence, a hunter arriving in Finland may need a hunting permit and a shooting test certificate, as well as a licence to bring a firearm or dog into the country. The best way to proceed is for the Finnish hunter host to help their guest in acquiring these permits and licences.