Consent for Importing Fish - Tasmania


You will require this consent if you intend to import any:

  • Live aquatic crustacean, molluscan or invertebrate animal;
  • Kind of species of live fish; or
  • Live salmon eggs or sperm.

Please see the attached document for a list of species that may be imported by registered fish dealers without additional permission. Additionally, these requirements do not apply to goldfish that have been imported into Tasmania under the authority of another Act.

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

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

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


Task Resources
Apply Application for Consent for Importing Fish - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

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.


Operating address: 17 Back River Road
New Norfolk
Tasmania 7140
Mailing address: PO BOX 575
New Norfolk, Tasmania 7140
Phone: 1300 463 474
Phone: 03 6165 3808
Fax: 03 6173 0246