Permit to take Fish or Fishing Bait for Research - Victoria


You will require this permit if you intend to take fish or fishing bait from marine national parks and marine sanctuaries for the purpose of any research, study or investigation.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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 permit you must:

  • complete the prescribed application form
  • have a valid reason to hold the permit
  • be considered fit to hold the permit
  • pay any required fees.

The agency will not grant a permit unless it is satisfied that the research is appropriate and does not detrimentally affect the relevant area's status as a marine national park or marine sanctuary.

Please consult the responsible agency for further information.


As specified on the permit


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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

Please consult the responsible agency for fees to be submitted with your application.

Approval Time

Please allow 4-6 weeks for the processing of this application.

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Plants and Animals

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Customer Service Officer

Phone: 13 61 86