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

PERMITS FOR 2020 ARE NOW AVAILABLE

2020 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 December 6, 2019, preliminary commercial landings for the 2019 fishing year are as follows: More ...

General Category December subquota set at 28.9 mt through Quota Transfer

The BFT General category fishery will reopen on December 1, 2019, with the December subquota set at 28.9 mt through a transfer from the Reserve category. More ...

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