Commercial Freshwater Fishing Licence - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to take freshwater fish for commercial purposes. This is a limited entry licence and is specific to certain species, waters and gear type.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Significant restrictions apply to the issuing of this licence.

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $165.00

Fees for 2021-22

Apply Licence All $1237.50

Fees for 2021-22

General Duplicate Certificate All $33.00

Fees for 2021-22

General Miscellaneous All - You will need to pay a royalty of $0.415 per kilogram for any eels taken under this licence.
Renew Renewal All $1237.50

Fees for 2021-22

Transfer Transfer All $165.00

Fees for 2021-22

Vary Variation All $165.00

Fees for 2021-22


Act(s) name

Inland Fisheries Act 1995 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Inland Fisheries Regulations 2019 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Inland Fisheries Service

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:


Inland Fisheries Service

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Operating address: 17 Back River Road
New Norfolk, Tasmania 7140
Mailing address: PO BOX 575
New Norfolk, Tasmania 7140
Phone: 03 6165 3808
Fax: 03 6173 0246
Website: Inland Fisheries Service (Opens in new window)