Get a fishing vessel licence: vessels 10 metres or under
You need a Category A (10 metres or under) fishing vessel licence if you want to catch and sell sea fish, unless you’re exempt.
Follow these steps to get a Category A (10 metres or under) fishing vessel licence:
- Register your vessel – you must do this before you can get a licence.
- Get a licence entitlement – you’ll need this to get a licence.
- Apply for your licence.
You must carry your licence on board your vessel at all times.