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.



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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Register an HMS tournament

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What's New

Preliminary 2018 Commercial BFT Landings

As of February 22, 2018, preliminary commercial landings for the 2018 fishing year are as follows: More ...

2018 Recreational Atlantic Tunas Retention Limits

The 2018 recreational retention limits for bluefin tuna and the BAYS tunas (bigeye, albacore, yellowfin, and skipjack) are as follows: More ...

Atlantic bluefin tuna: General category limit & transfer for January 2018 subquota period

NMFS Transfers 14.3 mt from the General category December 2018 Subquota Period to the January 2018 Subquota Period; Daily Retention Limit for January 2018 Subquota Period is One Fish. More ...

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