S11 Permit to Import or Translocate Fish or Aquatic Life - Northern Territory


This permit enables the holder to import live exotic, non-indigenous fish or aquatic life into the Northern Territory.

This permit is usually attached to an Aquaculture, Aquarium Fishing/Display and Aquarium Trader licenses but individuals wishing to bring any exotic, non-indigenous fish into the NT must also obtain this permit.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Any person wishing to import fish or aquatic life, including aquatic plants, can only do so with the approval of the Director.


As designated.



Act(s) name

Fisheries Act 1988 Northern Territory

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries Regulations 1992 Northern Territory

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: Berrimah Research Farm
Berrimah NT 0828
Mailing address: GPO Box 3000
Darwin NT 0801
Phone: 0889992183
Fax: 0889992057
Email: FisheriesLicensing@nt.gov.au
Website: https://www.nt.gov.au/marine/for-all-harbour-and-boat-users/contact-nt-fisheries (Opens in new window)