Carrier boat licence - Queensland


You need this licence to transport fish (except live reef fish) caught by other commercial fishing boats south of Clump Point (latitude17??52'S).

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

The vessel must be a Queensland licensed commercial fishing boat.


This licence remains ongoing while fees are paid.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
General Licence All

Queensland commercial fishing fees

Other resources

Application process

You can obtain this licence by submitting a completed Carrier boat licence application and a statement of full details of the proposed carrying operations to Fisheries Queensland.

Additional information

Information sheets are available from your regional office.

Restrictions apply to carrying line caught fish, coral reef fin fish and spanner crabs.

Please note that regional offices do not accept completed applications with fees. However, they do have the range of application forms for distribution.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Fisheries Queensland

Licensing and Fisheries Information

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:

Customer Service Centre

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Phone: 07 3404 6999
Phone: 13 25 23
Website: Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Customer Service Centre (Opens in new window)