Fishing Activities Permit - Tasmania


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

  • 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; and
  • Bioprospecting.

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 the Contact Officer for more information regarding 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 Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Other, Co-operative, Incorporated Association

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

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.

Enquiries, Fisheries Permits

Operating address: 1 Franklin Wharf
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 44
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3032