Fish Processor's Licence - Western Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to process fish for a commercial purpose.

Your licence will authorise you to process fish which have been purchased from the holder of a commercial fishing or aquaculture licence. Your licence will not authorise you to process marron, unless the marron are sold by the holder of an aquaculture licence in accordance with the regulations.

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:

  • be considered a fit and proper person
  • have obtained a permit to construct or establish your fish processing facilities
  • provide details as required by the board, including information on location and intended activities
  • satisfy the Agency that it is in the better interests of the fishing industry to grant the licence.


12 months


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $427.00

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All -

Authorisation fees apply - information is in the attached fee resource.

Renew Renewal All $96.00

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All -

Renewal fees apply - information is in the attached fee resource.

Transfer Transfer All $427.00

Fees for 2023-24

Vary Variation All $427.00

Fees for 2023-24


Other resources

Act(s) name

Fish Resources Management Act 1994 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Fish Resources Management Regulations 1995 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development


Contact details

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