Aquaculture Licence - Northern Territory


This licence is required for the breeding or farming of fish or aquatic life for sale.

Any new licence application must be preceded with a business proposal detailing species to be farmed, area of operation and infrastructure development undertaken or proposed.

Service type


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


5 Years.


$650 annual licence fee (2019-20), plus NT Seafood Council Levy.

Cash, Credit Card / EFTPOS, cheque or money order.


Additional information

Licence proposal to be submitted with this application.

Administering agency

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Fisheries Division

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 Officer

Fisheries Licensing

Operating address: 33 Vaughan Street
Berrimah NT 0828
Mailing address: GPO Box 3000
Darwin NT 0801
Phone: 0889992183
Fax: 0889992057
Website: Contact NT Fisheries (Opens in new window)