Coastal Line/Coastal Net Fishery Licence - Northern Territory


Coastal Line Fishery licensing varies according to where you will fish. Within the western zone it is quota based, and proof of purchase of quota is required before you can commence fishing in the zone. This licence is transferrable.

Coastal Net Fishery licences are now transferrable. Stamp duty must be paid on the sale before the Director will approve the transfer.

Service type


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


5 Years.


$1,190 licence fee (Coastal Line) $1275 (Coastal Net), plus NT Fishing Council Levy (please confirm with Council on application); or
$265 transfer fee.

cash, credit card / EFTPOS, cheque or money order.

Act(s) name

Fisheries Act 1988 NT

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries Regulations 1992 NT

Administering agency

Fisheries Group

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Licensing Officer

Operating address: Berrimah Research Farm
Berrimah NT 0828
Mailing address: GPO Box 3000
Darwin NT 0801
Phone: 0889992183
Fax: 0889992057
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