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The below-mentioned procedure is a general insight on how to apply for any type of No-Objection Certificate from the fisheries department. Here are some of the NOCs which can be obtained from the Department of Fisheries:

  • Purchase/Transfer of fishing vessels.
  • Conversion/Mutation/Derequisition etc of water bodies.
  • Disposal of silt and sustenance of aquatic fauna.
  • Construction of Hydro projects.
  • Coastal road project.
  • Installation of stone crusher.
  • Import of Ornamental fishes into India.
  • Bulk purchase of Tunas and Tuna like fishes except for Reef fishes.

Apply In-Person:

  1. Applicants must visit the offices or sub-offices of the Director/Assistant Director, Department of Fisheries in their respective districts to apply for “No Objection Certificate”.Contact Link
  2. Collect the application form for the respective NOC from the office of fisheries or write an application in an A4 sheet.
  3. Fill up the form completely with the necessary information. Make sure you do not leave any mandatory field in the form blank.
  4. If you are writing an application letter make sure to mention every necessary detail.
  5. Check that you have all the documents in hand that are listed under the “Required Documents” section of this page.
  6. Attach the documents mentioned in the “Required Documents” section below with the completed application form and submit it to the concerned authority.
  7. Pay the required application fee to the concerned authority.
  8. The verification officer after validating the application form and the documents will provide you with an acknowledgement/receiving slip.
  9. Collect the acknowledgement/receiving slip and keep it safe for future reference.
  10. The application form and the documents will be further verified internally.
  11. If the verification authority is satisfied with the report then they will process the NOC.
  12. Once it is processed, and the certificate is ready, the applicant will receive an SMS or call on the registered mobile number to collect it.
  13. The applicant will be required to carry the acknowledgement/receiving slip along with them when going to collect the certificate from the office or sub-office of the Department of Fisheries of their respective district.
Note:Carry the original documents while visiting the offices and sub-offices of the Department of Fisheries.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Application Form/Application Letter
  • One passport size photograph of the Owner(s)
  • Identity Proof: Aadhaar Card / Passport / Driving License / Ration Card / Govt. Id card / Defence ID Card / PAN card
  • Residential Proof: Residential Certificate issued by Local administration office/ Aadhaar card / Passport / Driving License / Ration Card / Govt. Id card / Defence ID Card / PAN card

Note: Details regarding any other documents required to apply for a particular NOC must be obtained from the concerned authorities.

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Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Directorate Of Fisheries,
Vikas Bhavan,

Contact and address of Offices and Sub Offices of Department of Fisheries: Contact Link



  • Details regarding the eligibility to apply for a particular NOC from the department of fisheries must be obtained from the concerned authorities.


  • Details of application fee for different No objection certificate can be obtained from the concerned authorities.


  • A NOC is valid for 5 years

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

  • The time taken to process a NOC from the Fisheries Department is a minimum of 30 days.

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  • The application of No Objection Certificate must be submitted to the Director/ Assistant Director of the respective department of fisheries.
  • Make sure to mention in details why you require the No Objection Certificate if you are submitting an application letter.
  • The Director of Fisheries has all the right to check from time to time if the NOC is used for the purpose it is granted for.

Required Information[edit]

  • Name of the applicant.
  • Permanent address of the applicant.
  • Temporary address of the applicant.
  • License Number (if any license is required)
  • Area of Operation (if NOC is obtained to operate in any particular area).
  • Name of the members involved (if necessary).
  • Address of the members involved (if necessary).
  • The base where it is proposed to operate (if necessary).
  • Mode of payment of application fees

Note: Details regarding any other documents required to apply for a particular NOC from the department of fisheries must be obtained from the concerned authorities.


Need for the Document[edit]

  • No Objection Certificate is required to carry on any activities without any objection from the concerned authorities who are responsible for the administration of the particular department.
  • The certificate is required in most of the government departments functioning in the country.

Information which might help[edit]

  • No objection certificate is a legal document issued by any organization, agency, institute, or any individual.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

  • Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying, Government of India: Website


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