Foreign Fishing Boat Licence - Australian Government

Description

You will require this licence if you operate a foreign registered fishing vessel and you intend to fish in Commonwealth controlled waters or within the Australian Fishing Zone.

This licence applies to the vessel only. The master of the vessel will be required to apply for a Foreign Master Fishing Licence.

The Australian Fishing Zone generally extends 200 nautical miles outward from the coast of Australia.

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

The issue of this licence is usually negotiated on a Government to Government basis.

The vessel must be equipped with a type-approved Vessel Monitoring System and display the vessel?s international radio call-sign.

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

Duration

12 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount
Apply Application $1790.00

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for a Foreign Fishing Boat Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Fisheries Management Act 1991 AG

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries Management Regulations 1992 AG

Administering agency

Australian Fisheries Management Authority

Fisheries

Contact details

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

Licensing

Fisheries

Australian Fisheries Management Authority

Mailing address: PO BOX 7051
Canberra BC, Australian Capital Territory 2610
Phone: 02 6225 5328
Phone: 1300 723 621
Fax: 02 6225 5439
Email: licensing@afma.gov.au