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If you hold a Recreational Fishing Licence and need a replacement fee receipt because it was lost or stolen, you can apply for the replacement via email, fax or mail. 

Replacements are only issued for the 1-year or 3-year licences. The cost to replace your receipt is stated on the application.


You're eligible if you hold a current NSW Recreational Fishing Licence (1-year and 3-year period only).

What you need

  • the Application for Replacement Fishing Fee Receipt form
  • your personal details
  • your NSW Fishing Licence number (if known)
  • the date your original NSW Fishing Licence was purchased (if known)
  • the duration of the licence (1-year or 3-year), and
  • a valid credit card to pay the licence fee.

How to replace

  1. Download, print and complete the Application for Replacement Fishing Fee Receipt form.
  2. Submit your application to the contact details on the form. 
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