Page last updated: 6th September 2022.

You can submit your Licensed Fish Receiver Returns (LFRR) via the FishServe website. Use the guide below to find out more about LFRRs and how to submit them.

A PDF version of this guide is available here.

To amend an LFRR, please refer to the LFRR amendment guide.


Submitting an LFRR

1 Click the Returns tab to begin submitting an LFRR.
Note: You must be signed into FishServe and have Returns authorisation to do this.

2 In Returns, click Licensed Fish Receiver Returns in the side-menu.

3 The Licensed Fish Receiver Returns screen will display.
Note: Please refer to the LFRR Summary Screen page for more information about this screen.

4 Click Submit for the month/year of the return (e.g. July 2022)

5 The Licensed Fish Receiver Return will display.

6 If you have landings to report, go to step 8.
If you have no landings to report, go to step 7.
Nil Returns
7 You need to submit a nil return if you have no landings to report for the month.
To do this, use the drop-down menu under Do you have any landings to report for this month? 
Select No then go to step 12.

8 In the Client field, enter a client number or name to find a permit holder.
Select a permit holder from the drop-down list or press tab to proceed.

Note: Click try again if you didn't find who you were looking for.

9 Next, enter the species and quantity details for the landing.
Only valid stock codes and whole amounts can be entered.
Click Add another species to add more species.
You can also use the tab and enter keys to add more species after entering a quantity.
Enter as many species and quantities as required.

Note: Click the X over to the right-hand side to delete species.

10 To add landings for more permit holders, go to step 11.
If you have no other landings to report, go to step 12.
11 Click Add landings from another client to add landings for more permit holders.
Repeat steps 8 to 9 and add details for the additional permit holder(s).

12 Click Complete LFRR to submit your LFRR.

If you're not ready to submit, click Save draft LFRR. You can then come back and add more details later.

13 The Licensed Fish Receiver Returns screen will display and the LFRR's status will update.

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