Fish Receiver Licence (Abalone) - Victoria


You will require this licence if you intend to receive abalone to possess, store, process, sell or for any other specified purpose. A fish receivers' licence may be held by individuals and corporations. The licence, or a copy of the licence, must be held on premises at all times.

This licence requires you to:

  • obtain or receive abalone taken from Victorian waters from the holders of abalone fishery licences, fish receivers licence, aquaculture licence, a general permit or an authorised police officer
  • mark or label abalone packaging with - the address of licence holder, the registered establishment number, the net weight in kilograms, the date the abalone was packaged
  • receive abalone no more than 24 hours after they are taken offshore
  • weigh the abalone no more than 25 hours after it is taken offshore

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding conditions and eligibility requirements.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • submit the required form
  • submit a Fit and Proper Person form
  • provide a National Police Certificate
  • provide a current ASIC company statement (if you are applying as a company)
  • pay the prescribed fee.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified by the Agency.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $294.80

Abalone. Fees for 2020-21.

Act(s) name

Fisheries Act 1995 Victoria

Administering agency

Victorian Fisheries Authority

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:

Commercial Fishing Enquiries

Victorian Fisheries Authority

Phone: 03 8392 6860
Website: Victorian Fisheries Authority (Opens in new window)