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 September 20, 2019, preliminary commercial landings for the 2019 fishing year are as follows: More ...

General category September 2019 bluefin tuna fishery: transfer and closure (September 13)

NMFS transfers 60 mt of Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) quota from the Reserve category to the General category September 2019 subquota and closes the fishery 11:30 pm September 13, 2019, through September 30, 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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