Organisation : NSW Government
Facility Name : Apply to be an Accredited Fishing Licence Agent
Country : Australia
Website : https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/apply-be-accredited-fishing-licence-agent
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What is NSW Accredited Fishing Licence Agent?
NSW is renowned for having some of the best fishing locations of anywhere in the country and recreational fishing is enjoyed by one million anglers every year. If you want to sell recreational fishing licences at your place of business, you’ll need to apply to become an accredited fishing licence agent. You can obtain a New Agent Application Pack by calling us on 13 77 88 and then post your application to the Department of Primary Industries (DPI). The DPI will notify you of its decision within 10 working days of receiving your application.
How To Apply Accredited Fishing Licence Agent?
To Apply NSW Accredited Fishing Licence Agent, follow the procedure are given below
** Check the eligibility requirements.
** Obtain and complete your New Agent Application Pack.
** Attach all supporting documents.
Post your application to:
NSW Department of Primary Industries – Recreational Licensing
Locked Mail Bag 3020
Nowra NSW 2541
The Eligibility Criteria of NSW Accredited Fishing Licence Agent are given below,
** If you wish to become an agent you must have a registered Australian Business Number and provide it with your application.
** Standard agents must pay a bond and be registered for GST.
** In accordance with Section 18K(1)(b) of the Privacy Act 1988, for the purpose of assessing an application to become an agent, all agents must agree to the DPI seeking credit information from a credit reporting agency.
To make sure that you have all the information and documentation you need to complete this transaction, please visit Department of Primary Industries.
What You Need For Fishing Licence Agent?
** a New Agent Application Pack
** your personal details
** your business details
** 3 written references vouching for your business integrity, one of which must be from your usual business bank
** names and addresses of your referees
** Australian Business Number (ABN)
** standard agents will need to pay a bond and be registered for GST.
** NSW recreational fishing industry is extremely valuable to our coastal and inland communities and generates about $3.4 billion of economic activity into the NSW economy each year.
** The industry also creates the equivalent of about 14,000 fulltime jobs.
** NSW is renowned for having some of the best fishing locations of anywhere in the country and recreational fishing is enjoyed by one million anglers every year.
** When fishing in NSW waters, both freshwater and saltwater, you are required by law to pay the NSW Recreational Fishing Fee.
** All money raised by the NSW Recreational Fishing Fee is placed into the Recreational Fishing Trusts and spent on a wide range of salt and fresh water projects that directly benefit the recreational fishing sector.