Commercial licensing and registration

Commercial fishers in South Australia must:

  • Hold a licence or permit for the correct fishery.
  • Register the boat used for the fishing activity under a licence or permit for the correct fishery.
  • Make sure the person in charge of the boat is a registered  master.

Licence and registration supports:

  • research
  • management and compliance
  • industry support services.

There are no new commercial fishing licences available for purchase in South Australia.

Licence holder forms

You can:

Licence fees

Fees for commercial fishing licences can be found:

Fees are calculated on a cost recovery basis. Fees may vary each year.

Licence holder information

Page Last Reviewed: 30 Jun 2017
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