|YSDEC Marine Permit Office (MPO) is now issuing 2019 commercial fishing licenses.
To ensure we renew your requested license/permit in a timely manner for the coming year, DEC strongly encourages all limited entry permit holders to submit your completed 2019 renewal application(s) as soon as possible, on or before December 15, 2018, so that you are issued your license(s) and/or permit(s) before January 1, 2019. Limited entry licenses and permits include: food fishing license, crab permit, whelk license, and lobster permit.
The MPO will be closed on December 25, 2018 (Christmas Day) and January 1, 2019 (New Year’s Day). Please plan accordingly to successfully renew your 2019 permits or licenses.