Department of Tourism and Culture

About the Department

Heritage Resources

Scientists and Explorers Licence

Under the provisions of the Scientists and Explorers Act   all persons entering the Yukon for the purposes of research must obtain a Scientists and Explorers Licence. Please refer to the Guidebook on Scientific Research in the Yukon ( 882KB) for information on the application process and licence requirements.

The Arctic Institute of North America has archived the listing of all permitted research projects in the Yukon in their Arctic Science and Technology Information System (ASTIS)  database. Click on "Search" button, select "G0811 - Yukon" in Geographic Code.

Scientists and Explorers Licence Application ( 60KB)

Contact Heritage Resources Unit

HUNSTON Jeff
Manager, Heritage Resources Unit
Phone: 1-867-667-5363
Toll-free: 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5363
Fax: 1-867-393-6456

Office Location
100, Hanson St
Whitehorse, Yukon

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 2703 (L-1)
Whitehorse, Yukon,
Y1A 2C6