Seafood Landing License Details

Seafood Landing License

General Info - Statewide License


May land fish caught in out-of-state tidal waters without a Maryland harvester’s license or registration

Only required if the harvester does not hold a Maryland commercial tidal fish license. Only required if the harvester is landing fish in Maryland that were caught in another jurisdiction (i.e. Virginia, Delaware, Potomac River Fisheries Commission, or federal waters).


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    Approval time

  • $350.00

    Application cost

Apply for the License

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  • Online Application
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    Download the application .PDF file

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Maintaining Your License

Renewal and maintenance -

Maintaining your License (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain License/stay in good standing)

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

Agency/Contact

License Issuer - Information

Who issues the license?

Department of Natural Resources

Contact Information



Legal Authority

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

Natural Resources Article, 4-701, Annotated Code of Maryland