Statewide Registration Detail

General Info

Oyster Harvesting Surcharge (OYS)

Statewide Registration

Additional fee required to commercially harvest oysters in the state of Maryland. 

Applicant must apply in person at a DNR Service Center. Only required if the holder of an Unlimited Tidal Fish License (TFL)Oyster Harvester License (OYH) or Oyster Dredge Boat License (ODB) intends to actually commercially harvest oysters. May only be purchased by a Maryland resident who holds an Unlimited Tidal Fish License (TFL)Oyster Harvester License (OYH) or Oyster Dredge Boat License (ODB).

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Valid until Aug 31st Revised : No Date
1 Day Approval time
$300 Application cost
10-15 mins Average completion time

How to get your license?

Obtaining the License

Steps, requirements and documents


How do I apply?

Apply or register

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How do I maintain or renew my registration?

Maintaining Your Registration

Renewal on Aug 31st

You may need to meet or abide by all of the following requirements
in order to maintain or renew your registration

Must renew every year. Regular renewal period is August 1 - August 31.

Registration issuer

Agency/Contact

Information

Who issues the registration?

Department of Natural Resources
dnr.maryland.gov

Contact information


Address: 580 Taylor Ave, Annapolis, MD 21401

Where can I find more information?

Resources and Links

Visit the following websites for additional information


How do I apply?

Apply or register

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