Fish Receiver Permit - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to act as a fish processor, wholesaler or retailer of fish sourced from particular Commonwealth fisheries.

The requirement for a permit varies according to the fishery. Currently, a fish receiver permit is required for fish received from the following fisheries:

  • Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery
  • Coral Sea Fishery
  • Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery
  • Southern Squid Jig Fishery
  • Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery
  • Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery
  • Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery
  • Small Pelagic Fishery

        and

  • South Tasman Rise.

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

Please note that in order to receive southern Bluefin tuna, you will be required to be registered with the Agency.

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Duration

12 months.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$245.00
RenewRenewal$245.00

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

Supporting information

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