Permit to Sell Fish for Charitable Purposes - New South Wales


You will require a permit if you intend to:

  • sell fish, by auction for a charitable purpose
  • take or possess fish, in connection with the sale of fish by auction for charitable purposes.

Fish must be captured lawfully and the rules on weight limits must be complied with. Money raised must be donated to a nominated charity.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit you must:

  • be considered a person of good nature and character for the purpose of the permit
  • submit an application form
  • pay the required fee.

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


As specified on the permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Fisheries Management Act 1994 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries Management (General) Regulation 2019 New South Wales

Approval time

Applications must be lodged 14 days prior to the charitable event. Please allow up to three weeks for the processing of the application.

Additional information

Please be aware that fish that has been raffled or auctioned must not be resold.

Administering agency

Department of Regional NSW

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Fisheries NSW

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:

Miscellaneous Permits

Fisheries NSW

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Department of Regional NSW

New South Wales
Mailing address: Locked Bag 1
Nelson Bay
New South Wales 2315
Phone: 02 4982 1232
Fax: 02 4982 1107
Website: Fisheries NSW (Opens in new window)