Commercial Licensing Fees and Application Forms

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Listed below are licensing fees and application forms for commercial fishing.

Please consult actual forms for more specific information and requirements. Forms are regularly being updated as a result of the Licensing and Monitoring - Making Life Easier (MLE) project, therefore please ensure that only current forms are used​. To view the list of changes implemented by the MLE project ​please click the button below.

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
By Post       GPO Box 44, Hobart, TAS, 7001
In Person     Level 1, 134 Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tasmania

Please note that the ALL pages of the forms are required to be submitted and are not permitted to be altered.
Clients who use Google Chrome will be required to download the form before printing.

COVID-19 Fee Refund Application Forms

Please see the COVID-19 Fisheries Assistance webpage for application form for licence holders who are eligible for a fee relief and have been contacted by DPIPWE.

Fishing Licence Fees

  2020-2021 Commercial Fishing Application Fees   (224Kb)

Permanent and Seasonal Transfer of Units or Pots​​



Transfer a Licence

Vary a Licence


Renew or Grant a Licence​

  F3012 - Application to Renew or Grant Tasmanian Commercial Fishing Licence/s   (304Kb)

  F3013 - Application to Renew or Grant Tasmanian Fish Processing Licence   (334Kb)

Licence Details and Third Party Interest Forms

  F3002 - Application to Register Ownership and/or Interest   (427Kb)

  F3001 - Application to Cancel or Vary an Entry in the Register   (455Kb)

  F3014 - Application for an Extract of the Licence Ownership & Interest Register   (273Kb)

  F3015 - Application for a Demerit Point Register Check   (307Kb)

  F3016 - Application for the Replacement of Record of Original Entry (Abalone Quota Under Deed)   (213Kb)

  Statutory Declaration Form   (97Kb)
A list of occupation types that can witness the statutory declaration can be found at the Department of Justice web site

  F3017 - Application for Licensing Information   (282Kb)

​Client Contact Detail Forms

  F3018 - Change of Address and or Contact Details   (261Kb)

  F3019 - Application to Consent to Communication by Electronic Notification   (144Kb)


Fisheries Compliance and Licensing Branch
Level 1, 134 Macquarie Street
GPO Box 44
Phone: (03) 6165 3000, 1300 368 550

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