Recreational Sea Fishing Licences for 1 Nov 2019 - 31 Oct 2020
- You need a recreational sea fishing licence for the types of fishing specified below.
You don't need a licence to fish with a rod and line in marine waters in Tasmania -
Please note: The recreational scallop season opened on 5 June and will close at midnight on 30 November 2020. The D'Entrecasteaux Channel will remain closed.
Buy, check or renew licence
- You cannot legally fish or use licensed gear until your licence is issued.
- You don't need your card to go fishing. You may wish to keep a copy of your licence on your phone or take your receipt number with you.
Licences are valid from the date of purchase until 31 October 2020. Short term licences are not available.
What types of fishing do I need a licence for?
$56.70 - first licence (base fee of $48.60 plus $8.10 for first licence). Each additional licence type -
|Concession Licence: Commonwealth Pension, DVA Concession, Government Seniors card holders and persons under 16.||$32.40 - first licence (base fee of $24.30 plus $8.10 for first licence). Each additional licence type -
(Health Care Card holders are not eligible)
|Additional Licence:||$8.10 - add a licence type plus cost of the new licence type. |
|Replacement Licence:||$8.10 - replacement licence card.
Order a replacement card.|
|Special Rock Lobster Licence:|
(increased possession limit for 14 days)
|$48.60 - must hold a recreational rock lobster licence.
Western Region only. See information and conditions.|
Multi-language fishing rules - 休闲捕鱼 / 레저 낚시 / Memancing Rekreasi
Fishing rules in other languages are available, including links for translation into 15 different languages through Google Translate. See
Rules in Other Languages / 其他语言的钓鱼规则 / 기타 언어로 작성된 규정 / Peraturan dalam Bahasa Lain / Quy định ở các Ngôn ngữ Khác / अन्य भाषाओं में नियम
Licensing FAQs page for information on:
- licence number;
- licence card; and
- how to mark your gear.