Aquarium Trader Licence - Northern Territory


You will be required to apply for this licence if you intend to sell and trade aquarium species or purchase live fish to display in an aquarium. This licence does not allow you to catch fish. 

Service type


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


5 Years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $265.00 Fee for 2020-21.
Apply Transfer All $265.00 Transfer of licence to approved person. Fee for 2020-21.

Additional information

Additionally to this licence, you will require a movement of fish or aquatic life permit, if you intend to import fish from outside of the Northern Territory.

You will also require a special permit if you intend to take aquatic life from the public.

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)