Development Fishery Licence - Northern Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to trial new fishing gear and fishing methods and/or catch new target species. Applicants may be subject to a Bioprospecting Permit.

A detailed fishing proposal must be completed outlining the type of operation to be undertaken, species to be caught and gear type to be utilised under the licence.

Service type


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


One year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1255.00

Fees for 2021-22


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Development Fishery Licence - Please use the contact details below for information on forms to be submitted.

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:

Senior Licensing Officer

Fisheries Division

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Northern Territory
Operating address: 33 Vaughan Street
Berrimah, Northern Territory 0828
Phone: 08 8999 2370