Commercial Fishing Licences and Seasons

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Licence forms for commercial fishing including rock lobster, abalone, scalefish, scallops, garfish, striped trumpeter, giant crab and banded morwong.

Fisheries Licensing Branch Closures - December 2021​

Friday, 24 December
On Friday, 24 December, we will close at 12pm for the Christmas Break, then re-open on Tuesday, 4 January at 8:30am.

We wish all our clients a Merry Christmas and a happy and safe New Year.

In this Topic

  • FishPort
    Do your commercial fishing transactions online. Apply for licences, see your licence and payment details and update your personal contacts.
  • Commercial Licensing Fees and Application Forms
    Application forms for licences for commercial fishing in Tasmania.
  • Commercial Fishing Licences
    Commercial marine fishing licences vary according to the species to be caught.
  • Commercial Fishing Seasons
    Commercial fishing season dates including rock lobster (crayfish), squid and calamari, scallops, garfish, striped trumpeter, giant crab and banded morwong.
  • Commercial Fishing FAQs
    Essential information relating to commercial fishing licences, application forms, general fishing documents, and fees.
  • Catch Reporting
    Information on catch reporting for commercial fishers.



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