Foreign Fishing Boat Licence - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this licence if you operate a foreign registered fishing vessel and you intend to fish in Commonwealth controlled waters or within the Australian Fishing Zone.

This licence applies to the vessel only; the master of the vessel will be required to apply for a Foreign Master Fishing Licence.

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

The issue of this licence is usually negotiated on a Government to Government basis.

The vessel must be equipped with a type-approved Vessel Monitoring System and display the vessel?s international radio call-sign.

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

Duration

12 months.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$1,790.00

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for a Foreign Fishing Boat 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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