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Key info

  • You can apply for, renew or replace your licence online, at a service centre or over the phone.
  • Anyone over the age of 14 must have a current angling licence to fish with a rod, reel or line at any inland water in Tasmania.
  • The licence period runs from 1 August to 31 July each year.
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    About applying for, renewing or replacing an angling licence

    You need an angling licence for any inland fishing done with a:

    • rod
    • reel, or
    • line

    This includes fishing at farm dams on private property.

    The InFish App provides up-to-date information about angling in Tasmania.

    How to apply, renew or replace

    What you need to apply, renew or replace

    If you want to apply for, renew, or replace your licence online you must:

    • provide your contact details
    • provide proof of concession (if applicable)
    • pay a fee.

    If you visit a service centre you must:

    • complete an application form (only available at service centres)
    • provide proof of concession (if applicable)
    • pay a fee.

      Can I apply, renew or replace?

      You can apply for, renew, or replace an angling licence if you are 14 years or older.

      You can also apply for a licence on behalf of someone else or as a gift.

      Proving your identity

      You do not need to prove your identity.

      How much it costs

      Licence typeCost

      One season licence - one junior (14-17 years) one rod

      No fee

      One season licence - one junior (14-17 years) 2 rod

      No fee

      48 hours - one person one rod

      $25

      48 hours - one person 2 rod

      $33

      7 days - one person one rod

      $40.50

      7 days - one person 2 rod

      $48.50

      28 days - one person one rod

      $63.50

      28 days - one person 2 rod

      $71.50

      One season licence - one pensioner one rod

      $44

      One season licence - one pensioner 2 rod

      $52

      One season licence - one senior one rod

      $63.50

      One season licence - one senior 2 rod

      $71.50

      One season licence - one adult one rod

      $79.50

      One season licence - one adult 2 rod

      $96.50

      5 season licence - one pensioner one rod

      $220

      5 season licence - one pensioner 2 rod

      $260.50

      5 season licence - one senior one rod

      $317.50

      5 season licence - one senior 2 rod

      $358

      5 season licence - one adult one rod

      $399

      5 season licence - one adult 2 rod

      $480.50

      Same person 2nd rod (pensioner or senior)

      $8

      Same person 2nd rod (adult)

      $17

      Replacement

      $3.20

      Whitebait

      $34

      Fees and charges last updated 1 July, 2022.

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      More Information

      • Aboriginal people do not need fishing licences but must comply with all other fisheries rules, including:
        • bag and possession limits
        • size restrictions, and
        • seasons.
      • If are applying for someone else online, you need to provide an email address (which will then notify the recipient). If you apply for the licence over the phone or in person however, this will not happen.

      Please visit Inland Fisheries Service for more information on applying, renewing or replacing an angling licence.