Commercial fisher licence - Queensland


You require this licence to be in charge of a commercial fishing operation to take fish for commercial purposes.

Service type


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


This licence is 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 the following a completed Commercial fisher licence application to Fisheries Queensland with the assessment fee.

Transfer process

You cannot transfer this licence.

Additional information

Although it is not a requirement of Fisheries Queensland for issue of the licence, you should contact the Department of Transport and Main Roads for appropriate manning certificate requirements.

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)