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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.

Go to the National Online Licensing System

Getting your Fisher Registration Card (FRC)

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Licensing services forms

Transporting licence

Commercial geoduck

Commercial salmon

Salmon ITQ/ITE forms – Areas B and H

Salmon ITQ forms - Area F

Quota information


For Initial Quota Allocation and general inquiries, please contact:

Groundfish quota officers
Telephone: 604-666-5865 or 604-666-0010

Contact us

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

For further licensing inquiries, please contact us:

Telephone: 1-877-535-7307

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