NMFS Permit Shop

Welcome to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) online Permit Shop, where you can buy and renew federal permits for Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (tunas, billfishes, swordfish, and sharks), update permit information, and report landings of bluefin tuna, blue marlin, white marlin, roundscale spearfish, sailfish, and swordfish.

Permits

permit

Purchase or renew an HMS permit

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Fish Reporting

catch report

Report the catch and landings of bluefin tuna, swordfish, and billfishes

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Tournaments

tournaments

Register an HMS tournament

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What's New

PERMITS FOR 2019 ARE NOW AVAILABLE

2019 Atlantic Tunas Permit, Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Angling Permit, Atlantic HMS Charter/Headboat Permit, Swordfish General Commercial Permit and combination permit are now available. More ...

Preliminary 2019 Commercial BFT Landings

As of February 19, 2019, preliminary commercial landings for the 2019 fishing year are as follows: More ...

Atlantic bluefin tuna: General category transfer for January 2019 subquota period

NMFS Transfers 26 mt from the Reserve category to the January 2019 Subquota Period; Daily Retention Limit for January 2019 Subquota Period is One Fish More ...

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