Section 37 Permit: Take or Possess Fish or Marine Vegetation - New South Wales

Service summary

You can apply for a permit to take and possess fish or marine vegetation for any or all of the following purposes:

  • research
  • aquaculture
  • aquarium collection
  • aboriginal cultural fishing
  • any other purpose prescribed by the regulations or approved by the Minister.

Please ensure that you discuss your intended application with Agency before submission.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

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

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$388.00

Further aquaculture purposes or scientific collection permit.

Application$184.00

Aquarium collection permit.

Application$233.00Broodstock or spat collection.

Application

Apply

Please be aware that the environmental impacts of activities authorised by permits will be assessed. You will need to fill out the attached documents relating to Environmental Assessments in order for your application to be considered.


Approval time

The average timeframe for the assessment of these applications is 4 to 6 weeks.

Administering agency

Department of Industry
NSW Department of Primary Industries
Fisheries NSW

Act(s) name

Fisheries Management Act 1994 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries Management (Aquaculture) Regulation 2012 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries, Miscellaneous Permits
Department of Industry
NSW Department of Primary Industries
Fisheries NSW


Mailing address:
Locked Bag 1
Nelson Bay
New South Wales 2315

Phone:

02 4982 1232

Fax:

02 4982 1107
fisheries.permits@industry.nsw.gov.au

Supporting information

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