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

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


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees can be found in the attached resource.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
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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.