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. 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.

Forms listed as a NEW FORM are fillable using Internet Explorer or Google Chrome. If using the fillable option please download the form first. Please be aware that forms are regularly being updated as a result of the Licensing and Monitoring - Making Life Easier project. To view the list of changes implemented 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, 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

  2019/2020 Commercial Fishing Application Fees   (623Kb)

Permanent and Seasonal Transfer of Units or Pots​​

Transfer a Licence

Vary a Licence

  Application to Add / Remove a Supervisor of a Fishing Licence   (192Kb) NEW FORM

  Application to Add and/or Remove a Vessel   (183Kb) NEW FORM

  Notification of Authorisation of Abalone Quota   (167Kb) NEW FORM

Note: Divers are required to specify the year in which the authorisation is to occur eliminating the need to update the form every year. Signatures of abalone quota unit holders are no longer required.

  Authorised Agent for Abalone Diver   (127Kb) NEW FORM

  Notification of De- Authorisation of Abalone Quota   (337Kb) NEW FORM

  Application to Vary or Endorse a Tasmanian Commercial Fishing Licence   (200Kb) NEW FORM

  Application to Vary a Tasmanian Fish Processing Licence   (185Kb) NEW FORM

  Notification of Surrender of Licence   (122Kb) NEW FORM

Renew or Grant a Licence​

  Application to Renew or Grant Tasmanian Commercial Fishing Licence/s   (214Kb) NEW FORM

  Application to Renew or Grant Tasmanian Fish Processing Licence   (215Kb) NEW FORM

Licence Details and Third Party Interest Forms

  Application to Register Ownership and/or Interest   (206Kb) NEW FORM

  Application to Cancel or Vary an Entry in the Register   (188Kb) NEW FORM

  Application for an Extract of the Licence Ownership & Interest Register   (276Kb) NEW FORM

  Application for a Demerit Point Register Check   (197Kb) NEW FORM

  Application for the Replacement of Record of Original Entry (Abalone Quota Under Deed)   (162Kb) NEW FORM

  Statutory Declaration Form   (97Kb) NEW FORM 

A list of occupation types that can witness the statutory declaration can be found at the Department of Justice web site

  Application for Licensing Information   (251Kb) NEW FORM

​Client Contact Detail Forms

  Notification of Change of Address and or Contact Details   (190Kb) NEW FORM

  Application to Consent to Communication by Electronic Notification   (165Kb) NEW FORM


Licensing and Fisheries Monitoring Section
1 Franklin Wharf
GPO Box 44
Phone: (03) 6165 3000, 1300 368 550

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