Whitebait Licence - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to take and possess whitebait.

Whitebait includes any of the following kinds or species of fish:

  • Tasmanian whitebait
  • jollytail
  • climbing galaxias
  • spotted galaxias
  • Tasmanian smelt.

This licence does not confer the right to sell any whitebait.

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


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence All $35.60

Fees for 2023-24

General Duplicate Certificate All $3.56

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Inland Fisheries Act 1995 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Inland Fisheries Regulations 2019 Tasmania

Approval time

1 business day

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources 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.