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

Preliminary 2019 Commercial BFT Landings

As of October 11, 2019, preliminary commercial landings for the 2019 fishing year are as follows: More ...

General Category October through November 2019 Bluefin Tuna Fishery Closes October 13, 2019

NMFS Closes the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery for the October through November Subquota Period on October 13, 2019 More ...

Harpoon Category Closure Effective August 8, 2019 at 11:30 P.M.

Harpoon Category Closure Effective August 8, 2019 at 11:30 P.M. More ...

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