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 ...

Atlantic bluefin tuna: General category transfer for January 2019 subquota period; 1-fish limit

NMFS Transfers 19.5 mt from the General category December 2019 Subquota Period to the January 2019 Subquota Period; Daily Retention Limit for January 2019 Subquota Period is One Fish More ...

2019 Recreational Atlantic Tunas Retention Limits

The 2019 recreational retention limits for bluefin tuna and the BAYS tunas (bigeye, albacore, yellowfin, and skipjack) are as follows: More ...

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