Out of State Fish Suppliers Details

Out of State Fish Suppliers

General Info - Statewide Registration

The purpose of this Maryland registration is to define approved fish species, and requires a recent (less than 6 month old) health certificate for all species requested to assure key fish diseases are not introduced inadvertently.

Stock source information may be considered in the approval process.

  • N/A

    Approval time

  • $0.00

    Application cost

Obtaining the Registration

Ready to get your registration? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents

  1. Must include a recent (less than 6 month old) health certificate for all species listed.

  2. Must list the fish species (scientific and common names) and year classes to be sold in Maryland during the coming year.

Apply for the Registration

Ready to apply?


Registration Issuer - Information

Who issues the registration?

Department of Natural Resources

Contact Information

Legislative & Regulatory Review Permit Coordinator

Email: stockers.dnr@maryland.gov

Tel: (410) 260-8317 / Fax: (410) 260-8279

Work hours:


Why the Registration is required?

Manage aquatic resource introductions.

Legal Authority

What laws and regulations give Department of Natural Resources the legal authority to issue this approval?

Natural Resources Article, §4-11A-02, 4-11a-21, and 4-602, Annotated Code of Maryland