Commercial Licensing Fees and Application Forms

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

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Your signed application together with any supporting documents required and /or relevent fees may be sent to the Licensing and Administration branch in the following ways:
By Fax        03 6173 0252
By Email      fisheries.licensing@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
By Post       GPO Box 44, Hobart, TAS, 7001
In Person     Level 1, 1 Franklin Wharf, Hobart, Tasmania

Please note that the ALL pages of the forms are required to be submitted and are not permitted to be altered.
 

Fishing Licence Fees

FormDescription

  2018/2019 Commercial Fishing Licensing Fees   (654Kb)

​2018/2019 Commercial Fishing Licensing Fees



Fishing Licence (Personal)

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


Permanent and Seasonal Transfer of Units / Pots

Application Form Description

  Application for the Seasonal Transfer of Quota Units/Pots/Research   (3Mb)

Application for the seasonal transfer of quota units/pots/research of rock lobster, giant crab, banded morwong or scallop
NEW FORM

  Application for the Permanent Transfer of Units/Pots   (3Mb)

Application for the permanent transfer of quota units/pots of rock lobster, giant crab, banded morwong or scallop
NEW FORM


Licence Variation - Add or Remove a Supervisor

Application Form Description​

  Application to Add or Remove a Supervisor from a Fishing Licence   (668Kb)

Application to add or remove a supervisor of a fishing licence - vessel (FLV), abalone dive (FLAD), commercial dive (FLCD), King Island kelp (FLKIK), undaria (FLU) or a fish processing licence (FPL)
NEW FORM



Licence Variation​​ - Vessel Related Licences

Application Form Description
  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
  Surrender Licence   (136Kb)
Application to surrender a licence or entitlement


Abalone Dive Related Forms

Application Form Description
​ ​​   Authorise Abalone Units 2019   (284Kb)

Application to have abalone quota units assigned to an abalone diver for the 2019 season
​​   Approved Agents Form 2019   (97Kb)​
Application for a person to assign quota units on behalf of a diver for 2019 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)


Abalone Deed Transfer Forms

Application Form Description
  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)

  Application: Partnership, Corporation, Fund or Trust Information and/or Nominated Natural Person   (3Mb)


Application form detailing partnership, corporation, fund, and trust details including individuals, and to nominate an adult as the natural person of either of these entities
NEW FORM
*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 Form Description
  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 Scalefis​h Licence  (116Kb) Application for the use of a holding tank for a scalefish licence.


Commercial Dive, Marine Plant and Shellfish Forms

Application Form Description
  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 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 or Renew Marine Plant   (183Kb)

Application to grant/renew a marine plant 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 Form Description
  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 Form Description
  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


Fish Processing

Application Form Description
  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 - to add or change species or location etc


Licence Details and Third Party Interest Forms

Application Form Description
  Section 7 - Application to Register an Ownership &/or Interest   (120Kb)
Application to register ownership &/or 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

  Application for an Extract of Licence Ownership &/or Interest Register   (499Kb)

Application to search for ownership & interest over fishing licence(s)(e.g.rock lobster, giant crab, abalone quota under deed)
NEW FORM

  Application for the Replacement of Record of Original Entry - Abalone Quota Under Deed   (609Kb)

Application for the replacement of record of original entry (abalone quota under deed)
NEW FORM
  Licence Demerit Point Check &/or Licence Details Check   (122Kb)
Application to search licence details and demerit point allocation

  Application for Information   (516Kb)

​Application for information from archive or as a data report
NEW FORM


​Client Contact Detail Forms

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

  Consent to Communication by Electronic Notification   (132Kb)

​Application to consent to receive communication by electronic notification
NEW FORM


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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