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Government of Western Australia - Department of Fisheries
Friday 22 February 2019

Online licensing system temporary shutdown

The DoTDirect website hosting the new recreational fishing licence system will be down from 2pm to 6pm this Saturday 23 February and from 8am to 8pm this Sunday 24 February to allow maintenance work to be carried out.

We therefore recommend if you require a new licence before then or for early the following week to purchase it online before these shut-down times to avoid disappointment. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes as the new system is bedded in.

We also remind you that, as this is a new system, on your first application through DoTDirect you need to select the ‘Apply for a licence’ option.

Until you have applied for a licence on the new system, you will not be able to renew your licence or link to your existing licence as a DoTDirect account holder as the system won’t be able to find your details. 

After you have completed your first application through the new system, your new licence will have an expiry date in 2020 and from next year you will be able to renew your licence through DoTDirect’s ‘Renew licence’ function and link it to your DoTDirect account if you have one.

More information about the new online licensing process is available in these Frequently Asked Questions.


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