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

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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 2018 Commercial BFT Landings

As of November 14, 2018, preliminary commercial landings for the 2018 fishing year are as follows: More ...

General category fishery reopening for five days, November 12 through November 16, 2018

The BFT General category fishery will reopen for five days within the October through November 2018 subquota period, effective 12:30 a.m., November 12 through 11:30 p.m., November 16, 2018. More ...

General category fishery reopening for three days, October 31, 2018 Through November 2, 2018, 2018

The BFT General category fishery will reopen for three days within the October through November 2018 subquota period, effective 12:30 a.m., October 31 through 11:30 p.m., November 2, 2018. More ...

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