Permit to Construct, Establish or Modify Fish Processing Premises - Western Australia


You will require this permit if you intend to construct a place or establish new plant or facilities for commercial fish processing. Please note that this permit does not authorise you to actually process the fish. This requires a separate licence.

You may not require this permit if you only intend to process fish that have been kept, bred, hatched, cultured or harvested on site in accordance with an Aquaculture Licence. You also may not require this permit if you intend to process fish to be served as meals or sold by retail to the public at the place of processing.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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:

  • Be deemed a fit and proper person;
  • Intend to process fish for a commercial purpose in or on the place;
  • Be likely to satisfy the criteria for the grant of a fish processor's licence;
  • Obtain planning approval for construction or modification from other relevant authorities;
  • Satisfy the agency that it is in the better interests of the fishing industry to grant the permit; and
  • Pay the prescribed fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified on permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $491.00

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.


Mailing address: Gordon Stephenson House
140 William Street
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 39
Cloisters Square PO, Western Australia 6850
Phone: 08 6551 4444
Website: Fisheries (Opens in new window)