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Commercial fisher licence

About the commercial fisher licence

You will need a commercial fisher licence if you are in charge of commercial fishing activities in Queensland-managed commercial fisheries, whether you own the commercial fishing boat or are operating another person's commercial fishing boat. The commercial fisher licence allows you to:

Apply for a commercial fisher licence

To apply for a commercial fisher licence, you need to lodge:

Transfer a commercial fisher licence

The commercial fisher licence is a personal licence only. You cannot transfer this licence to another person.

Also consider...

  • Any person driving a boat (whether the commercial fisher licence holder or a crew member) must comply with domestic commercial vessel manning or operating requirements. For more information, contact the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.

Contact

General enquiries 13 25 23