Currently individuals have the option to:
Registration for FisherDirect is only available to individuals.
You must meet the following criteria in order to register to use FisherDirect.
Note: Individuals who wish to transact online but own one or more fishing business or fishing boat licence in a partnership or a company name must be appointed and permissioned as an agent of the business/licence.
If you meet one or more of the above criteria, complete and submit FOL Form 7 FishOnline Account Application Form (PDF, 162.73 KB).
Once your application is processed, you will receive email notification of the account creation and will be issued a temporary password. You will be required to change this temporary password the first time you log into the FisherDirect system.
Refer to the FisherDirect Demonstrations and/or Frequently Asked Questions and Trouble-Shooting (PDF, 363.5 KB) for accessing and using FisherDirect.
Agents can be appointed to operate in the FisherDirect system on behalf of another person.
You are responsible for choosing your agent and anything they do for you online, so it is important that you are careful about who you choose as an agent and what level of access you provide them. For this reason, the Department takes no responsibility for any action your agent does while transacting online on your behalf. If you are unsure what level of access you are providing under each role, please contact us, before finalising any agent role appointment.
In order to be eligible to appoint an agent you must meet the following criteria:
Anyone can be appointed as an agent, providing they:
To apply to appoint an agent, you and your nominated agent will need to complete and submit FOL Form 2 FisherDirect Agent Authorisation Form (PDF, 107.57 KB).
Note: FisherDirect provides for online agent authorisation and access right management, including the removal of agents and/or their permissions. However, if the person you wish to appoint is not a registered customer of FisherDirect they must still complete the required forms for registration and agent authorisation.
If you are registered as a FisherDirect user you have the ability to remove and manage your agent's access online. Your changes will take effect immediately. See the FisherDirect demonstrations "Account Management" if you require assistance with this process.
Alternatively, you can complete and submit FOL Form 3 FisherDirect Revoke and Vary Agent Permissions Form (PDF, 195.17 KB).
Registration for FisherMobile is only available to authorised fishers or holders of a commercial fishing licence.
IMPORTANT NOTE: FisherMobile does not support agent access.
You must meet the following criteria in order to register to use FisherMobile:
Note: An authorised fisher is someone who holds a current NSW commercial fishing licence that has been endorsed via nomination or shareholder endorsement or restricted fishery eligibility for one or more fishing businesses.
If you meet the requirements for registration, complete and submit FOL Form 7 FishOnline Account Application Form (PDF, 162.73 KB).
Once your application is processed, you will receive sms notification confirming account creation, login instructions and a temporary PIN. You will be required to change this temporary PIN the first time you log into the FisherMobile system.
Refer to the FisherMobile Demonstrations and/or Frequently Asked Questions and Trouble-Shooting (PDF, 363.5 KB) for accessing and using FisherMobile.
Last updated: 03 Jun 2021