Fishing Licence (Abalone Dive) - Tasmania


You will require 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 are required to be authorised by the holder of an abalone quota licence for the abalone you intend to catch.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.





31 December.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $324.00 Approval for another form of supervision of activity under licence.
Renew Renewal All $162.00 -
Transfer Transfer All $405.00 -
Vary Variation All $81.00

De-authorise quota.

Act(s) name

Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries (Abalone) Rules 2017 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

60 days from the day which your application is received.

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:

Principal Fisheries Management Officer (Abalone)

Water and Marine Resources

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Phone: 03 6165 3033
Website: Abalone Fishery (Opens in new window)