Can I drive through Canada with ammo?

Importation, Exportation and Transportation In-Transit of Ammunition. Any individual can import up to 5,000 rounds of small arms cartridges into Canada without an import permit if they are for personal use (i.e., not for resale).

Can I cross the border with ammunition?

Loaded weapons are not allowed across the border under any circumstances. Ammunition must be stored separately or locked up. The firearm must be placed somewhere that is out of reach of the driver and passengers.

Is it illegal to have ammunition in Canada?

Restriction re purchase of ammunition

(1) No person shall purchase ammunition unless the person is at least 18 years old and at the time of purchase presents valid identification that has his or her photograph and age or date of birth or other valid identification prescribed by regulation.

How much ammo can you take into Canada?

Importation, Exportation and Transportation In-Transit of Ammunition. Any individual can import up to 5,000 rounds of small arms cartridges into Canada without an import permit if they are for personal use (i.e., not for resale).

Can I buy ammo in Canada and bring it to us?

If you can get ammunition to the border you can import up to 5000 rounds of ammunition. There is no problem with it as far as Canadian Customs is concerned. The USA Homeland Security Act restricts non-residents of the USA from being in possession of any ammunition, firearms, firearms parts or scopes without a permit.

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Do you need a license to own ammo in Canada?

Do you need a licence to own ammunition? No, a licence is only needed to purchase ammunition. However you must follow the storage and handling requirements of the Explosives Act.

Can I store guns and ammo together?

Keep your ammunition in a locked safe that is separate from your gun safe. Storing your ammunition away from your guns will lower the risk of your child or other family members putting the ammunition into the gun. Put a different lock on each gun.

Are 12 gauge shotguns banned in Canada?

Despite a widely publicized legal opinion voiced by The Canadian Sporting Arms and Ammunition Association (CSAAA) and the Canadian Shooting Sports Association (CSSA), shotguns in 10 and 12 gauge remain legal in Canada.

Can you carry a gun while hiking in Canada?

Yes you can. You have to be licensed and you cannot carry a restricted or prohibited firearm.