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.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
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.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Application for a Foreign Master Fishing Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Australian Fisheries Management Authority
Fisheries Management Act 1991 (Australian Government)
Fisheries Management Regulations 1992 (Australian Government)
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