Rock lobster pot registration

Rock lobster pots used by recreational fishers must be registered. Applications for pot registrations will be accepted 1 August each year until 31 May the following year. There is no limit to the total number of registrations that can be granted. All pot registrations expire 31 May. Registrations must be renewed each year.

The following conditions apply:

  • You must be over 15 years of age.
  • Only 1 registration can be issued per person, with a maximum of 2 rock lobster pots per person.
  • All pot registrations expire each year on 31 May.
  • Registration must be renewed each year.
  • You must pay the correct fee at the time of application.

Online registration

FishNet is a secure website that allows you to make payments for rock lobster pot registrations using Bpoint, the Government of South Australia’s secure payments gateway.

Go to FishNet for recreational rock lobster pot registration.

Please contact Fisheries Licencing if you are unsure about the success of your application.

Only MasterCard and Visa credit cards can be accepted for payment. Allow 7 working days for the processing and delivery of your registration.

Renewing registration

Recreational rock lobster pot registration holders will be sent a renewal application prior to 1 August each year.

If you are unable to renew your registration for that year you will need to re-apply using a registration form.

Renewal applications are accompanied with a tax invoice which you pay can pay either:

  • online with FishNet
  • using the payment methods referred to on the tax invoice.

When paying online:

  • Registration Number (RL ******) located at the top centre of your tax invoice.
  • Invoice ID (FI *******) located on the bottom right hand corner of your tax invoice.

Register and pay online using your credit card for the following:

Registration at Fisheries offices

You can register rock lobster pots at the following PIRSA offices:


2 Hamra Avenue
West Beach SA 5024
Phone: (08) 8207 5332


155 Main North Road
Clare SA 5453
Phone: (08) 8842 6222


Shop 7, The Mall
56 Dauncey Street
Kingscote SA 5223
Phone: (08) 8553 4949

Mount Gambier

7-9 Krummel Street
Mount Gambier SA 5290
Phone: (08) 8735 1300

Port Lincoln

1 Hindmarsh Street
Port Lincoln SA 5606
Phone: (08) 8688 3400


74 Struan House Road
Struan SA 5271
Phone: (08) 8762 9100

Registration form

You can also register by downloading and completing the following form:

Rock lobster pot registration pack

You will receive:

  • registration certificate that expires at the end of the rock lobster season
  • recreational rock lobster fishing brochure
  • rock lobster measuring gauge
  • registration tags for each pot registered

when you have successfully registered or renewed your registration.

Lost tags

If you lose a tag:

There is a fee for the replacement of a rock lobster tag.


PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture, Leasing and Licensing
Office hours: 8.45 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday
Phone: (08) 8207 5332
Fax: (08) 8207 5331

Page Last Reviewed: 27 Jul 2017
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