Fishing Licences - Pacific Region

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Service Update 

Counter service closures are now in effect for the Vancouver, Nanaimo and Prince Rupert Pacific Fishery Licence Units. Until June 26, 2015, existing Fisheries and Oceans Canada field offices will remain open to allow the following commercial fishery applicants, who have not received a DFO passcode, to obtain a Fisher Registration Card (FRC):

  • New entrants, or
  • Fish harvesters who did not hold a 2012 Fisher Registration Card (FRC)

Please be sure to contact the applicable field office prior to arriving to verify business hours, as some field offices may have condensed office hours.

For further licensing inquiries, please contact us:

Phone (toll-free): 1-877-535-7307

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