Aquarium Fishing/Display Fishery Licence - Northern Territory


This licence enables the holder to collect live freshwater and marine aquarium fish and aquatic life for the purposes of sale or display. Applicants must be able to satisfactorily prove that they are well equipped to store/maintain volumes of aquarium stock in good quality conditions.

A review of this licence is currently being undertaken. There is a freeze on the issue of new licences until this review has been completed. Please contact the agency for details.

Service type


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


5 Years.


$1,280 annual licence fee (2019-20).

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

Act(s) name

Fisheries Act 1988 Northern Territory

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries Regulations 1992 Northern Territory

Additional information

Proof of identification (with photo)

Administering agency

Fisheries Group

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

Operating address: 33 Vaughan Street
Berrimah NT 0828
Mailing address: GPO Box 3000
Darwin NT 0801
Phone: 0889992183
Fax: 0889992057
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