Fishing Activities Permit - Tasmania


You will need this permit if you intend to conduct any activities that are otherwise prohibited under fishing legislation. Examples of such activities include:

  • aboriginal cultural and ceremonial activities
  • scientific research
  • promotion of fishing or fish products
  • the development of new fisheries and fishing technology
  • developing educational and community programs
  • collecting, keeping, breeding, hatching or cultivating of rare or endangered fish
  • bio-prospecting.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


As specified on permit, but not exceeding 12 months.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a Permit - PDF (Opens in new window)

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Advice for Permit Applicants - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Water and Marine Resources

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 Permits

Water and Marine Resources

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Operating address: 1 Franklin Wharf
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 44
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3032
Website: Sea Fishing and Aquaculture (Opens in new window)