Foreign Master Fishing Licence - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this licence if you act as the master of a foreign fishing vessel that is licensed to fish within the Australian Fishing Zone for commercial purposes.

The Australian Fishing Zone generally extends 200 nautical miles outward from the coast of Australia.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence the vessel being used must hold a current Foreign Fishing Boat licence.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Duration

12 months.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for a Foreign Master Fishing Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Australian Fisheries Management Authority
Fisheries

Act(s) name

Fisheries Management Act 1991 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries Management Regulations 1992 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Licensing
Australian Fisheries Management Authority
Fisheries


Mailing address:
PO BOX 7051
Canberra BC, Australian Capital Territory 2610

Phone:

1300723621

Phone:

02 62255328

Fax:

02 62255439
licensing@afma.gov.au

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