When traveling to 12 Gauge Outfitting from outside Canada, crossing the US border is a fairly routine process. Whether you’re driving in or flying here, these tips will help with a smooth arrival and departure.
You will need to have all the contact & destination details of 12 Gauge Outfitting Ltd. when crossing the border.
- name of the outfitting company
- the physical address and telephone number of the outfitter
- the location where you will be staying during your visit
This information will be provided to you once you have booked your hunt. When crossing the border, you may be asked these questions separately from other members of your hunting group, so it’s good to have them handy. You can also expect to be asked how long you’ll be visiting, so know your return date.
FIREARMS DECLARATIONS & IMPORTING
You can bring eligible firearms and ammunition with you into Canada, provided you have the proper documentation. Some restrictions apply, such as types of firearms and who may transport them.
You can find the official reference for non-restricted, restricted and prohibited firearms on the Canadian Firearms Program website.
We recommend you complete and submit any forms at least two months in advance of your travel dates, in case any special circumstances need to be addressed. For more information on how to import and export your firearms to Canada, visit the Canada Border Services Agency website.
In order to bring your firearms across the border for hunting, the proper form to fill out is the Non-Resident Firearms Declaration.
For general information on Non-resident Firearm users visiting Canada click here: Non-Resident Firearm Users Visiting Canada – General Info
*12 Gauge Outfitting Ltd. does provide the option to purchase ammunition on site.