Fish Receiver Permit - Australian Government

Description

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: 

  • the Coral Sea Fishery
  • the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery
  • the Norfolk Island Offshore Demersal Finfish Fishery
  • the Small Pelagic Fishery
  • the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery
  • the Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery
  • the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery.

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. Fish receiver permits must also comply with the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna's Catch Documentation Scheme. This scheme applies to all southern bluefin tuna sold.

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

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You must keep records in respect of fish received. The records must be kept for five years and contain:

  • personal details of the fish receiver permit holder
  • the name of the boat used to take the fish
  • the name and amount of each species of fish
  • the date on which the fish were received.

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

Duration

12 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $245.00 -
Renew Renewal All $245.00

Paper-based renewal.

Renew Renewal All -

Online renewal. No fees are required.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All GoFish (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Fisheries Management Act 1991 AG

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries Management Regulations 1992 AG

Additional information

Please note that all of the Agencies applications are done through the GoFish Online Portal.

Administering agency

Australian Fisheries Management Authority

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Licensing

Australian Fisheries Management Authority

Mailing address: PO BOX 7051
Canberra BC, Australian Capital Territory 2610
Phone: 02 6225 5555
Fax: 02 6225 5500
Email: licensing@afma.gov.au