Self-Certification Permit 

Possession of this permit is a requirement to launch or use any watercraft, fishing equipment, or aquatic recreational equipment in Kootenay National Park. Violators may be charged under the Canada National Parks Act: maximum penalty $25 000.

Permit Conditions

of all mud, sand, plant and animal materials;

 Cleaned 

of all water from coolers, buckets, compartments, and other items that may hold water; and

Drained

de toute l'eau provenant de glacières, de seaux, de compartiments et d'autres objets pouvant contenir de l'eau

 Dried 

for a minimum of 48 hours after being used in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and/or the territories of Canada; and a minimum of 30 days after being used in the United States or provinces other than British Columbia, Alberta and/or the territories of Canada.  

 

I understand that :

 If I fail to meet the conditions in this permit, I cannot use my watercraft or gear in Kootenay National Park until the conditions are met; 

I must carry this permit with me at all times while using my watercraft, fishing equipment, or aquatic recreational equipment in Kootenay National Park;  

 I am required to obtain a new permit if I use watercraft, fishing equipment, or aquatic recreational equipment in another waterbody in Kootenay National Park; and  

 This permit is for Kootenay National Park only

I attest that I meet and understand all of the conditions in this permit and that I have made every effort to ensure that my watercraft and gear is free of aquatic invasive species. 

Date :____________________________________________

Waterbody : ______________________________________

Signature : _______________________________________

For more information : 

pc.llykaquatics-aquatiquesllyk.pc@canada.ca 

 

Complete this section and deposit it in the collection box or leave it with a Parks Canada employee.   

1. What type of watercraft or equipment is this permit for?

Canoe     Kayak        Paddleboard         Waders       Fishing gear      Inflatable       Watercraft      Other:  _________   

2. Which waterbody is this permit for? ____________________________________ 

3. Where and when was your watercraft or equipment last used? 

City/Town: _________       Province/State:__________      Waterbody:__________     Date: __________

4. List the provinces, territories and/or states where your watercraft or equipment has been used in the last 30 days. _________________________________________

5. List the provinces, territories and/or states where your watercraft and gear has been used in the last 48 hours.  ____________________________________________ 

Signature : ________________________

Date : _____________________________

 

Self Certification Form PDF (259KB)