General fisheries permit - Queensland


You will need this permit if you intend to engage in activities not normally allowed under legislation.

Example activities that may be approved include:

  • research projects
  • educational activities
  • trialling new gear
  • public health or safety.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please use the contact details for information regarding eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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You can find the current fees here.


Application process


You should contact the agency prior to applying for this permit, as you will need advice about the type of permit you require (e.g. research) and the information required for the application.

You can then apply by submitting a completed General fisheries permit application form with the relevant fee to the agency as per the instructions on the form.


This permit cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Fisheries Queensland

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:


Fisheries Queensland

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Mailing address: PO BOX 2764
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 07 3087 8812
Fax: 07 3229 8182