Fishing Licence (Abalone Dive) - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to dive commercially for abalone. To obtain a licence it is necessary to purchase a licence package from a current licence holder as no new licences are being issued.

In addition to an abalone dive licence, you will need to be authorised by the holder of an abalone quota licence for the abalone you intend to catch.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Significant restrictions and legislated rules apply to the application of this licence.




31 December


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fee information is in the attached fee resource.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply Company, Co-operative, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader Commercial Fishing Application Fees - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries (Abalone) Rules 2017 Tasmania

Fisheries (General and Fees) Regulations 2016 Tasmania

Lodgement process


The Agency is able to provide the necessary forms and advice on which licences should be included in a licence package for the activities you intend to undertake.

Approval time

10 business days

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources 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.