Aquarium Trader Licence - Northern Territory


This licence enables the holder to sell live aquarium fish or aquatic life for display in private or public aquariums. This licence does not allow the holder to catch fish.

An S11 Permit to Import or Translocate Fish or Aquatic Life is also required when importing or moving aquarium fish or aquatic life.

Service type


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


5 Years.


$265 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

S11 Import Permit-required to import fish from interstate/
S17 Permit-required to receive aquatic life from the public

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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