Group Recreational Fishery Licence - Victoria


You will require this licence if you intend to operate a commercial enterprise offering group recreational fishing (e.g. game fishing or tour operator). The licence may be issued to the representative of the group and authorises members of the group to take or attempt to take:

  • fish from inland waters
  • rock lobster from marine waters
  • fish other than rock lobster from marine waters.

The licence is issued for any purpose other than for the taking of fish for sale and may be issued on a one-off basis or any other basis the agency deems appropriate. This licence may be cancelled at any time without notice.

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:

  • make your application using the appropriate form
  • nominate a responsible person on behalf of the group
  • pay the fee
  • agree to comply with all conditions placed on the issue of the licence.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $37.70

Fees for 2021-22

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:

Recreational Fishing Licence Enquiries

Victorian Fisheries Authority

Phone: 03 8392 6867
Website: Victorian Fisheries Authority (Opens in new window)