The grey seal and the ringed seal of the Baltic Sea can be hunted in the public water areas of the Baltic Sea. A specific seal hunting permit is sold by Wildlife Service Finland. However, please note that foreign hunters are required to have a Finnish host.
Permits for foreigners can be acquired from our customer service:
The service is open on weekdays from 9 AM to 4 PM. You can also contact us by email: eraluvat(a)metsa.fi.
Public water areas
Public water areas are Finnish territorial sea waters and large lakes. Public water areas and the bottoms of watercourses are the property of the Finnish government.