National Online Licensing System FUNCTIONALITY

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What will I be able to do using the online licensing system?

Renew your:

  • Licences
  • Fisher registration card*
  • Vessel registration

Pay the fees to:

  • Renew your licences
  • Renew your fisher registration card*
  • Renew your vessel registration

Print your:

  • Licences
  • Licence conditions
  • Fisher registration card*
  • Receipts for fee payments
  • Other issued documents

Appoint a representative to use the system on your behalf to:

  • Complete your renewals
  • Handle fee payments
  • Receive notifications
  • Print documents

* Applies only to fisher registration cards issued by Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

How do I find out how to use the online licensing system?


Training materials will be available to fish harvesters, fisheries-related organizations and other users of the national online licensing system. These materials will include a training manual that explains how to complete licensing transactions available through the new system, as well as video tutorials that take users step by step through the common licensing transactions.

Refer to the Training and Orienting section for these training materials.

What assistance is available for the online licensing system?

Toll-free: 1-877-535-7307

How will I complete transactions not yet available through the online licensing system?

Licensing personnel will be available to process licensing requests that are not yet offered through the new online system. These requests will be managed primarily by e-mail and telephone.

Refer to the regional contact section for contact information in your region.