Permit to Sell Fish for Charitable Purposes - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require a permit if you intend to:

  • Sell fish, by auction for a charitable purpose; and / or
  • Take or possess fish, in connection with the sale of fish by auction for charitable purposes.

Please be aware that fish that have been raffled or auctioned must not be resold.

Fish must be captured lawfully and the rules on weight limits must be complied with. Monies raised must be donated to a nominated charity.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit you must:

  • Submit an application form;
  • Pay the required fee; and
  • Be considered a person of good nature and character for the purpose of the permit.

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


As specified on the permit.



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

Approval time

Applications must be lodged 14 days prior to the charitable event. Please allow up to three weeks for the processing of the application.

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 (General) Regulation 2010 (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


02 4982 1232


02 4982 1107

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