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 2020 Commercial BFT Landings

As of April 10, 2020, preliminary commercial landings for the 2020 fishing year are as follows More ...

General Category January 2020 Bluefin Tuna Fishery Closes February 24, 2020

NMFS Closes the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery for the January Subquota Time Period on February 24, 2020 More ...

2020 Recreational Atlantic Tunas Retention Limits

The 2020 recreational retention limits for bluefin tuna and the BAYS tunas (bigeye, albacore, yellowfin, and skipjack) are as follows: More ...

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