Fish Trader/Processor Licence - Northern Territory


A fish trader/processor may purchase fish or aquatic life for processing and resale to other licence holders ie fish brokers and fish retailers and to the public. The trader/processor must meet strict standards for freezing and holding of product.

All fish purchased must be from a person licensed to sell fish.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

A fish trader/processor licensee must conform with the standards of the Food Act and any other Act which applies to the storage of fish or frozen food in force in the Territory.


5 Years.


$645 annual fee (2018-19).

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

Act(s) name

Fisheries Act 1988 NT

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries Regulations 1992 NT

Additional information

Please contact the Agency for application forms.

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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