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Professional Fishing Boat Licence

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Overview

This licence would be granted to professional fishing boats and ships owned by fishermen who have already obtained a fishing practicing licence, according to certain conditions. (This licence is granted for three years and can be renewed for the same period).

Professional Fishing Boat Licence

Who can request this service

Omani Citizens.

Steps to follow to request the service

Procedures to be followed:
  1. For fishing boats:
    • An application letter is addressed to the Fisheries Departments and Centers.
    • o The application will be considered by the Fishing Boats Licence Committee.
  2. For professional fishing ships: the application is to be submitted to the DG Fisheries Development for consideration.
Documents to be attached: (Copies of which are to be attached, if possible). Forms will be made available in the future:
  • Application Form.
  • What documents are needed to process

    1. Application Form .
    2. Copy of ID card for Omanis.
    3. Copy of fishing practicing licence

    Special conditions if any applicable

    1. The applicant should have already obtained a valid fishing practicing licence.
    2. The applicant must be registered in the Manpower Record and a copy of his Manpower Card should be attached.
    3. He should not have obtained a similar licence or have rendered his licence for any reason.
    4. He should be dedicated for this profession.
    5. He must be of 21 years age and not above 60.
    6. He should have passed a specialist course in the Fisheries Training Institute.
    7. He should have already obtained the first licence at least 7 years previous.

    How the service is processed

    The licence will be granted on the same date of submission

    How long will it take

    The application process will take 3 months

    Forms related to this service

    Fee to be paid

    Description Fee to be paid Places of Payment
    Licence issue and renewal: for a ship with an engine of 50 hp and less. RO 0.100 is to be added for every extra hp. R.O 15 Financial Affairs Section in the Department or regions.
    A replacement Licence R.O 7.500. Financial Affairs Section in the Department or regions.
    Delay Penalty – for every month delay, for the ship with an engine of 50 hp RO0.300 Financial Affairs Section in the Department or regions.
    Agricultural and Fisheries Fund contribution – if the length of the fishing boat or ship is less than 28 feet R.O. 3. Financial Affairs Section in the Department or regions.
    Delay Penalty – for every month delay, for the ship with an engine over 50 hp R.O. 1 Financial Affairs Section in the Department or regions.
    Agricultural and Fisheries Fund contribution – if the length of the fishing boat or ship is more than 28 feet R.O. 6. Financial Affairs Section in the Department or regions.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Q A
    1. Requesting expatriate sailors
    will be provided later

Service Provider

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

Fisheries Licenses Section

For Help

  1. Tel
    ‎+968 24 69 63 00
  1. Ext
    ‎14 49-14 48 -14 47

Service Locations


Operating Hours
Fisheries Control & Licenses Dept.
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM
Dept. of Fisheries - Seeb
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM
Dept. of Fisheries - Quriyat
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM
Dept. of Fisheries - Rakhyut
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM
Dept. of Fisheries - Taqah
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM
Dept. of Fisheries - Murbat
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM
Dept. of Fisheries - Sadah
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM
Dept. of Fisheries – Shleem & Halaniyat Islands
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM
Dept. of Fisheries - Barka
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM
Dept. of Fisheries - Barka
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM
Dept. of Fisheries - Suwaiq
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM
Dept. of Fisheries - Khabourah
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM
Dept. of Fisheries - Shinas
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM
Dept. of Fisheries - Liwa
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM
Dept. of Fisheries – Ras AlHad
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM
Dept. of Fisheries – Al Khuwaimah
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM
Dept. of Fisheries -
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM
Fisheries Center – Al Jazir
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM
Fisheries Center – Masirah
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM
Fisheries Center - Mahout
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM
Fisheries Center – Khasab
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM
Fisheries Center – Bukha
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM
Fisheries Center – Lima
from saturday to wednesday
from 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM