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.

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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

  2019/2020 Commercial Fishing Application Fees   (623Kb)

2019/2020 Commercial Fishing Licensing Fees



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


Transfer a Licence

Application Form Description​

  Application to Transfer Tasmanian Commercial Fishing Licence(s)   (594Kb)

Application to transfer Tasmanian commercial fishing licence(s) to a new licence holder
NEW FORM

  Assignment of Rights Under an Abalone Deed of Agreement (New)   (128Kb)

Application to transfer an abalone quota unit under the New Deed*

  Assignment of Rights Under an Abalone Deed of Agreement (Old)   (127Kb)

Application to transfer an abalone quota unit(s) under the Old Deed*

  Section 10 - Cancel or Vary a Registered Ownership or Interest   (127Kb)

Application to cancel ownership &/or interest over an abalone quota unit(s)

  Section 7 - Application to Register an Ownership &/or Interest   (126Kb)

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


Vary a Licence

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), class shellfish (FLMS 1,2,3,4,&5) or a fish processing licence (FPL)
NEW FORM

  Application to Add and /or Remove a Vessel   (512Kb)

Application to add, change or remove a vessel from a fishing licence (vessel)
NEW FORM

  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 abalone quota units on behalf of a diver for 2019 season

  De-assign Abalone Units   (128Kb)

Application to have abalone quota units removed from a diver's licence

  Application to Vary a Tasmanian Commercial Fishing Licence   (240Kb)

​Application to vary a Tasmanian commercial fishing licence. Use this form for relevent licence types to add a fish cauf, holding tank, purge site, punt, hand implement, collection species, collection area and mackeral species and tonnage.
NEW FORM

  Application to Vary a Tasmanian Fish Processing Licence   (245Kb)

​Application to Vary a Tasmanian fish processing licence
NEW FORM

  Alternative Unloading - Rock Lobster   (126Kb)

Application for an endorsement for alternative unloading conditions for rock lobster

  Vary the number of Rock Lobster Pots that may be Specified   (124Kb)

​Application to vary a fishing licence (rock lobster) - number of pots that may be specified

  Alternative Unloading of Giant Crab   (126Kb)

Application for an endorsement for alternative unloading conditions for giant crab

  Possession of Giant Crab Outside State Waters   (125Kb)

​Application for possession of giant crab outside of state waters

  Surrender Licence   (284Kb)

Application to surrender a licence or entitlement


Renew or Grant a Licence

Application Form Description

  Application to Renew or Grant Tasmanian Commercial Fishing Licence(s)   (1Mb)

Application to renew or grant a Tasmanian commercial fishing licence
NEW FORM

  Application to Renew or Grant a Tasmanian Fish Processing Licence   (323Kb)

Application to renew or grant a Tasmanian fish processing licence
NEW FORM



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

  Statutory Declaration Form   (97Kb)

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