Recreational Fishery Licence - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to take or attempt to take fish from Victoria's marine, estuarine or inland waters. You will also require this licence if you use or possess recreational fishing equipment on or next to Victorian waters. It covers any species of fish by any method including:

  • line fishing
  • bait collection
  • gathering shellfish
  • yabby fishing
  • prawning
  • spear fishing.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Submit the required form;
  • Provide all information and documentation required by the authority; and
  • Pay the prescribed fee.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

3 days, 28 days, 1 year or 3 years

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Fisheries Division

Act(s) name

Fisheries Act 1995 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries Regulations 2009 (Victoria)

Contact details

Licensing Unit
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Fisheries Division


Mailing address:
General Post Office Box 4509
Melbourne,Victoria,
Australia

Phone:

03 8392 6860

Fax:

03 9658 4333
rec.licensing@ecodev.vic.gov.au

Supporting information

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