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 2016 Commercial BFT Landings

As of February 4, 2016, preliminary commercial landings for the 2016 fishing year are as follows: More ...

Preliminary 2015 Commercial BFT Landings

As of January 13, 2016, preliminary commercial landings for the 2015 fishing year are as follows: More ...

NMFS Adjusts 2016 Purse Seine and Reserve Quotas; Transfers 34 mt to Longline category

NMFS has adjusted the Atlantic bluefin tuna Purse Seine and Reserve category quotas for 2016 and also has transferred inseason 34 mt of bluefin tuna quota from the Reserve category to the Longline category. More ...

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