Sustainable Fisheries Division

Longline fishermen at work

Updated March 25, 2014

Fishing Permits

To apply for, renew, upgrade, or transfer a permit, click on the fillable pdf application link below. A non-refundable application processing fee is required for some permit applications, transfers, and renewals. Application fees are subject to change.

Contact Us
For more information,
call (808) 725-5190, fax a request to (808) 973-2941, or send email to
piro-permits@noaa.gov.
Resources
Protected Species Workshop Information and Registration

Marine Mammal Authorization Program (MMAP)

Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument Notification
(866) 478-6944
www.papahanaumokuakea.gov

Additional information about fishery requirements and prohibitions can be found in the regulations, Federal Register notices, and compliance guides.

Federal Logbook Forms and Instructions

Pelagic Permits
Permit Holders

Application
Fee
Hawaii Longline Limited Entry 135 current (164 total)
details

PDF

New! Online Renewal

$43
American Samoa Longline Limited Entry 46 current
(60 total)
details
PDF $55
Western Pacific General Longline (Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and Pacific Remote Island Areas)

0
(2 in process)

PDF  
Western Pacific Receiving Vessel 28
details
PDF  
Other Pelagic Permits
Permit Holders

Application
Fee
Pacific Remote Island Areas Troll and Handline 3
details
PDF  
Western Pacific Pelagic Squid Jig 0
PDF $32
High Seas Fishing Compliance Act Find application here $129
WCPFC Area Endorsement PDF $69
Foreign EEZ Form PDF  
Hawaiian Islands
Permit Holders

Application
Fee
MHI Non-Commercial Bottomfish 3
details
PDF $41
Special Coral Reef Ecosystem Fishing Permit 0 PDF  
Western Pacific Precious Coral 1
details
PDF  
Western Pacific Crustaceans Permit (Lobster and Deepwater Shrimp) 1 (Lobster)
details
5 (Shrimp)
details
PDF $32 (shrimp permit only)
American Samoa
Permit Holders

Application
Fee
Special Coral Reef Ecosystem Fishing Permit 0 PDF  
Western Pacific Precious Coral 0 PDF  
Western Pacific Crustacean Permit (Lobster and Deepwater Shrimp) 0 (Lobster)
0 (Shrimp)
PDF $32 (shrimp permit only)
Guam and Northern Mariana Islands
Permit Holders

Application
Fee
Guam Large Vessel Bottomfish 2
details
PDF  
Northern Mariana Islands Bottomfish Permit 5
details
PDF $34
Special Coral Reef Ecosystem Fishing Permit 0 PDF  
Western Pacific Precious Coral 0 PDF  
Western Pacific Crustaceans Permit (Lobster and Deepwater Shrimp) 0 (Lobster)
0 (Shrimp)
PDF $32 (shrimp permit only)
Pacific Remote Island Areas
Permit Holders

Application
Fee
Pacific Remote Island Areas Bottomfish 1
details
PDF  
Special Coral Reef Ecosystem Fishing Permit 0 PDF  
Western Pacific Precious Coral 0 PDF  
Western Pacific Crustaceans Permit (Lobster and Deepwater Shrimp) 0 (Lobster)
0 (Shrimp)
PDF $32 (shrimp permit only)
Monument Permits
Permit Holders

Application
Fee
Marine National Monument Fishing Permit   PDF TBD
Trade Permits
Permit Holders

Application
Fee
Highly Migratory Species International Trade Permit   Find application here See application
Billfish Certificate of Eligibility   PDF