Special Permit - Northern Territory


You will need this permit if you intend to undertake certain activities in relation to fish or aquatic life which would otherwise be illegal. You may also need to obtain a deed of agreement.

The most common activities requiring this permit are scientific research or aquariums taking fish or aquatic life.

Service type


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


5 Years.


Please check with the agency for information on fees 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 Management Officer

Fisheries Licensing

Operating address: 33 Vaughan Street
Berrimah NT 0828
Mailing address: GPO Box 3000
Darwin NT 0801
Phone: 0889992370
Fax: 0889992057