What is the purpose of this registration?
Registration is required by the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) for any aquaculture operation, including those culturing food fish, shellfish, and certain aquatic animals. Quarterly reports on production are required. In addition, a permit is required to transfer live fish products within the state.
Who issues this registration?
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW)
What activities require this registration?
Culturing or transferring food fish, shellfish, and certain aquatic animals.
Where can I get the application for this registration?
The application is called 'Aquatic Farm Registration Form
' is online and can be accessed at https://wdfw.wa.gov/licenses/commercial/miscellaneous
Where do I submit my application?
Mail your application to:
Attn: Aquatic Farm
600 Capitol Way N
Olympia, WA 98501
Notes / Comments:
The WDFW Licensing Office issues the Aquatic Farm Registration, and an Aquatic Farm Registration Form can be obtained by calling their office. They can be contacted at (360) 902-2464.