Foreign Fishing Boat Licence - Australian Government

Description

You will need 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.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

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

Duration

12 months

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1790.00 Fees for 2021-22

Forms

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

Act(s) name

Fisheries Management Act 1991 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries Management Regulations 2019 Australian Government

Additional information

Please note that you can apply 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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Licensing

Australian Fisheries Management Authority

Mailing address: PO BOX 7051
Canberra BC, Australian Capital Territory 2610
Phone: 02 6225 5555
Phone: 1300 723 621
Fax: 02 6225 5500
Email: licensing@afma.gov.au
Website: Australian Fisheries Management Authority (Opens in new window)