Commercial fisher licence - Queensland

Service summary

You require this licence to be in charge of a commercial fishing operation to take fish for commercial purposes.

Service type

Licence

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

Definition of terms

Commercial fisher

A person licensed under the Fisheries Act 1994 to take fish for trade or commerce, to use a commercial fishing boat, to possess commercial fishing apparatus and to posses and sell fish.

Duration

This licence is ongoing while fees are paid.

Fees

 TypeDescription
GeneralLicence

Queensland commercial fishing fees

Application

You can obtain this licence by submitting the following a completed Commercial fisher licence application to Fisheries Queensland with the assessment fee.


Transfer details

You cannot transfer this licence.


Additional information

Although it is not a requirement of Fisheries Queensland for issue of the licence, you should contact the Department of Transport and Main Roads for appropriate manning certificate requirements.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Fisheries Queensland
Licensing and Fisheries Information

Act(s) name

Fisheries Act 1994 (Queensland)

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries Regulation 2008 (Queensland)

Contact details

Customer Service Centre
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Phone:

13 25 23

Phone:

07 3404 6999

Website:

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Customer Service Centre Opens in a new browser window

Supporting information

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