Authorities, licences and permits for commercial and charter fishing

Forms, fees, and requirements for commercial fisheries.



Licence cards prove which authority commercial fishers are operating under while on the water.


Permits are required for certain fisheries activities.

Fisheries symbols

The fishery symbols show that the primary commercial fishing licence holder is authorised to operate in that fishery.


One-off application fees and annual fees for commercial fishing authorities.

Apply for an authority

Forms, fees, and processes to apply for a new fishing licence.

Surrender an authority

Any type of fishing authority can be surrendered while it is still current.

Register of fisheries authorities

Access information about who is authorised to use Queensland's fisheries resources.

Quota symbols

List of all quota fisheries and associated symbols.