Commercial fishing licence information

National Online Licensing System (NOLS)

Note: Licence renewal and payment of fees is mandatory on a yearly basis in order to retain the privilege to be issued the licence. Failure to renew annually will result in the licence eligibility to cease and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) being unable to consider an application for licence issuance in future. More information on the National Online Licensing System.

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Getting your Fisher Registration Card (FRC)

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Licensing services forms

Transporting Licence

Commercial Geoduck

Commercial Salmon

Salmon ITQ forms – Areas B and H

Fraser Sockeye Demonstration Pool Fishery - Area E

Salmon ITQ forms - Area F

Quota information

For Initial Quota Allocation and Licence Fees, please contact:

Contact us

Note: All licensing requests must now be submitted through the National Online Licensing System (NOLS).

For further licensing inquiries, please contact us:

1-877-535-7307
fishing-peche@dfo-mpo.gc.ca