Commercial Fishing Licences

​To conduct your business as a commercial fisher, you may require several different licences and will need to provide catch information.

  • Commercial Licensing Forms
    Application forms for licences and quota transactions for commercial fishing in Tasmania.
  • Catch Reporting
    Information on catch reporting for commercial fishers.
  • Vessel Monitoring Systems
    Vessel monitoring systems are used on commercial fishing vessels to track vessel movements and help enforce fishery rules.
  • FishPort
    Do your commercial fishing transactions online. Apply for licences, see your payment info and update your contact details.
  • Fisheries Digital Transition Project
    Informing the Tasmanian commercial fishing industry about the Fisheries Digital Transition Project (FDTP)

Contact

Commercial Fisheries Licensing
Level 1, 134 Macquarie Street
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3000, 1300 368 550
Email: fisheries.licensing@nre.tas.gov.au

Hotline

Fishwatch Report illegal fishing

0427 655 557

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Contact us

Recreational Fishing

Level 3, 134 Macquarie St

Hobart TAS 7000

Phone: (03) 6165 3233, 1300 720 647

Email: fishing.enquiries@nre.tas.gov.au

Commercial Fisheries

Level 3, 134 Macquarie St

GPO Box 44

Phone: (03) 6165 3000, 1300 368 550

Email: commercial.fisheries@nre.tas.gov.au

Commercial Fisheries Licensing

Level 3, 134 Macquarie St

GPO Box 44

Phone: (03) 6165 3000, 1300 368 550

Email: fishing.licensing@nre.tas.gov.au