Commercial Licensing Application Forms

Listed below are licensing application forms for commercial fishing purposes. Please consult actual forms for more specific information and requirements. Please ensure that only current forms are used, seasonal dates are listed on all forms. When downloading forms, print out and complete all relevant sections and send all pages with all relevant fees and signatures to:

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Attention: Licensing
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001
AUSTRALIA

For any enquiries please phone (03) 6165 3000 or email fisheries.licensing@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Please note that the forms are not permitted to be altered, altered forms will not be accepted.


Fishing Licence (Personal)

Application FormDescription
  Fishing Licence (personal)   (163Kb)
Application to grant/renew a Fishing Licence (personal).


Licence Variation - Vessel Related Licences

Application FormDescription
  Transfer Tasmanian Commercial Fishing Licence(s)   (184Kb)
Application to permanently transfer a licence or entitlement
  Grant or Renew a Tasmanian Commercial Fishing Licence   (209Kb) Application to grant or renew a commercial fishing licence
  Vary A Fishing Licence (Mackerel A)   (116Kb)​Application to vary a fishing licence (Mackerel A)
  Removal of Vessel   (170Kb)
Application to remove a vessel from a licence
  Entry of Vessel   (171Kb)
Application to enter a vessel on a licence
  Change of Vessel   (171Kb)
Application to change a vessel on a licence
  Vessel Description Form   (95Kb)
Form detailing vessel information
  Nominate a Supervisor   (124Kb)
Application to nominate a supervisor on a licence
  Removal of a Supervisor   (109Kb)
Application to remove a supervisor from a licence
  Surrender Licence   (136Kb)
Application to surrender a licence or entitlement


Abalone Dive Related Forms

Application FormDescription
  Authorise Abalone Units 2017   (285Kb)Application to have abalone quota units assigned to an abalone diver for the 2017 season
  Approved Agents Form 2017   (96Kb)Application for a person to assign quota units on behalf of a diver for 2017 season
  De-assign Abalone Units   (107Kb)
Application to have abalone quota units removed from a diver's licence
  Grant or Renew Fishing Licence (abalone dive)   (196Kb)
Application for the grant or renewal of a Fishing Licence (abalone dive)
  Transfer Fishing Licence (abalone dive)   (122Kb)
Application to transfer a Fishing Licence (abalone dive)
  Add Supervisor to a Fishing Licence (abalone dive)   (129Kb)
Application to add a supervisor to a Fishing Licence (abalone dive)


Abalone Deed Transfer Forms

Application FormDescription
  Assignment of Rights Under an Abalone Deed of Agreement (New)   (129Kb)
Application to transfer an abalone quota unit under the New Deed*
  Assignment of Rights Under an Abalone Deed of Agreement (Old)   (132Kb)
Application to transfer an abalone quota unit(s) under the Old Deed*
  Section 10 - Cancel or Vary a Registered Ownership or Interest   (123Kb)
Application to cancel ownership &/or interest over an abalone quota unit(s)
  Section 7 - Application to Register an Ownership &/or Interest   (122Kb)
Application to register an ownership &/or interest over an abalone quota unit(s)
  Company Information Form   (297Kb)Form detailing company information and individuals involved with the company**
  Nominated Natural Person Form   (261Kb)Form to nominate an adult as the natural person for a corporation or partnership
*The Department will need to be supplied with a legal contract stating the terms and conditions of sale, the Record of Original Entry (RoOE) and the Abalone Quota Issue Certificate when transferring an abalone unit.
**Please note that for an abalone quota unit to be held in a company name, the Department requires ASIC information to be supplied with the transfer documents.

Banded Morwong & Scalefish Forms

Application FormDescription
  Seasonal Transfer of Banded Morwong Units   (137Kb) Application for a seasonal transfer of banded morwong quota units
  Permanent Transfer of Banded Morwong Units   (165Kb)
Application for a permanent transfer of banded morwong quota units
Endorsement to Use a Fish Cauf for a Scalefish Licence (195Kb)
Application for the use of a fish cauf for a scalefish licence.
  Endorsement to Use a Holding Tank for a Scalefish Licence  (116Kb) Application for the use of a holding tank for a scalefish licence.


Commercial Dive, Marine Plant and Shellfish Forms

Application FormDescription
  Grant or Renew Fishing Licence (commercial dive)   (201Kb)
Application to grant/renew commercial dive licence
  Transfer (Commercial Dive) Fishing Licence   (126Kb)
Application to transfer a commercial dive licence
  Add Supervisor to a Fishing Licence (commercial dive)   (122Kb)​Application to add a supervisor to a Fishing Licence (commercial dive)

  Add or Vary Purging/Storing Endorsement   (104Kb)Application to add a purge/storing site for a commercial dive licence
  Grant Fishing Licence (pacific oyster)   (126Kb)
Application to grant a pacific oyster licence
  Transfer Shellfish Licence   (124Kb)
Application to transfer a shellfish licence
  Grant/Renew/Vary Mussel Spat Licence   (101Kb)Application to grant/renew/vary a mussel spat licence

  Grant, Renew or Vary a Fishing Licence (introduced marine plant)   (183Kb)​Application to grant/renew/vary an introduced marine plant licence
  Grant, Renew or Vary a Fishing Licence (King Island Kelp)   (173Kb)​Application to grant/renew/vary a King Island Kelp licence
  Grant, Renew or Vary a Fishing Licence (Undaria)   (187Kb)​Application to grant/renew/vary an undaria licence


Giant Crab Forms

Application FormDescription
  Seasonal Transfer of Giant Crab Units &/or Carry Over   (136Kb)
Application for a seasonal transfer of giant crab quota units and carry over
  Permanent Transfer of Giant Crab Units   (200Kb)
Application for a permanent transfer of giant crab quota units*
  Alternative Unloading of Giant Crab   (96Kb)Application for an alternative unloading destination
  Use of a Fish Cauf - Giant Crab   (95Kb)Application for the use of a fish cauf
  Use of a Holding Tank - Giant Crab   (95Kb)Application for the use of a holding tank
  Possession of Giant Crab Outside State Waters   (97Kb)Application to possess giant crab outside of State waters
*Please submit two accompanying Section 10 forms and contract of sale with application


Rock Lobster Forms

Application FormDescription
  Seasonal Transfer of Units and/or Pots   (137Kb)
Application for a seasonal transfer of rock lobster quota units and/or pots
  Permanent Transfer of Rock Lobster Units   (213Kb)
Application for a permanent transfer of rock lobster quota units and pots*
  Alternative Unloading - Rock Lobster   (96Kb)Application for an alternative unloading destination
  Use of a Fish Cauf - Rock Lobster   (95Kb)Application for the use of a fish cauf
  Vary the number of Rock Lobster Pots that may be Specified   (120Kb)​Application to vary the amount of pots able to be carried by use of vessel stability survey
  Use of a Holding Tank   (95Kb)Application for the use of a holding tank
*Please submit two accompanying Section 10 forms and contract of sale with application

Scallop Forms

Application FormDescription
  Seasonal Transfer of Scallop Units   (134Kb)
Application for a seasonal transfer of scallop quota units
  Permanent Transfer of Scallop Units   (200Kb)
Application for a permanent transfer of scallop quota units


Fish Processing and Marine Plant Forms

Application FormDescription
  Grant or Renew Fish Processing Licence   (216Kb)
Application to grant/renew a fish processing licence
  Vary a Fish Processing Licence   (129Kb)
Application to vary a processing licence - change species or location, add supervisor etc
  Grant or Renew Marine Plant   (111Kb)Application to grant/renew a marine plant licence


Licence Details and Third Party Interest Forms

Application FormDescription
  Section 7 - Application to Register an Ownership &/or Interest   (120Kb)
Application to register ownership &/or interest over rock lobster, giant crab or abalone
  Section 7(3) - Application of Consent to Register Co-Interest   (656Kb)Application of consent to register co-interest over rock lobster, giant crab or abalone
  Section 10 - Cancel or Vary a Registered Ownership or Interest   (114Kb)Application to cancel/vary ownership &/or interest over rock lobster, giant crab or abalone
  Extract of Licence Ownership &/or Interest Register   (130Kb)Application to search ownership &/or interest over rock lobster, giant crab or abalone
  Application for Replacement of Record of Original Entry - Abalone Quota Under Deed   (123Kb)
Application for replacement of record of original entry (abalone quota under deed)
  Licence Demerit Point Check &/or Licence Details Check   (122Kb)
Application to search licence details and demerit point allocation


Change Address Form

Application Form​Description
  Change of Address   (108Kb)Form to change an address, or other contact details of a fisher, partnership or company


Contact

Licensing and Fisheries Monitoring Section
1 Franklin Wharf
GPO Box 44
HOBART TAS 7001
Phone: (03) 6165 3000, 1300 368 550
Email: fisheries.licensing@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

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