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Free Adobe Acrobat Reader Below are some forms required by the Virginia Marine Resources Commission for various activities. Most are in Adobe Portable Document Format (.pdf). You will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed to view and print forms in this format. To get Adobe Acrobat Reader click on the Get Acrobat Reader icon to the left and follow the directions to download the program. Where possible we have also provided forms in MS Word (.doc) or WordPerfect (.wpd) format. They can be opened, filled out, saved, and printed with one of those word processing programs. 

Recreational Fisheries Licensing | Commercial Fisheries LicensingFisheries Harvest Reporting | Fisheries Data Requests

 Fisheries Permitting  |  Fisheries Grant Management  

Habitat Management | Oyster Ground Leasing | Saltwater Tournament 

Virginia Application for Employment

Form Name Form Number Pages Authority Required for...  
Recreational Fisheries Licensing          
Application to transfer saltwater recreational boat license     1 pg 28.2-302.7:1 Holders of SW recreational boat licenses that wish to transfer license to another boat Adobe

Application for disabled resident lifetime hunting and fishing license    2 pgs 28.2-302.10 Disabled residents wanting to apply for special lifetime hunting and fishing license Adobe

 

Application for disabled non-resident lifetime fishing license   2 pgs 28.2-302.10 Disabled non-residents wanting to apply for special lifetime fishing license Adobe
Application for resident lifetime hunting and fishing license   2 pgs 28.2-302.10 Residents wanting to apply for special lifetime hunting and fishing license Adobe
Application for non-resident lifetime hunting and fishing license   2 pgs 28.2-302.10 Non-residents wanting to apply for special lifetime fishing license Adobe
New Vessel Applicants for Tilefish and Grouper Landing Permit   1 pg 4VAC20-1120-10 For Tilefish and Grouper Landing Permit applicants whose private vessels are not already registered with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries or whose charter vessels are not already registered with the Virginia Marine Resources Commission.

Adobe

New and Renewal Applicants:  Class A or Class B Fishing Guides License or Fishing Reciprocity Permit and Charter/Head Boats   2 pgs 4VAC20-1180-10 This form is for new and renewal fishing guide licensee entries into the VMRC licensing system. Adobe

 

Temporary or Permanent Transfer: Class A Fishing Guide License

 

  2 pgs 4VAC20-1180-10 This form is for the temporary or permanent transfer of a Class A Fishing Guide License. Adobe

 

Application for Class A Fishing Guide License, Waiting List

 

  2 pgs 4VAC20-1180-10 This form is for the waiting list for Class A Fishing Guide License. Adobe

 

Application for Rental Boat Saltwater Recreational License    2 pgs 28.2-302.8 This form is for a Saltwater Rental Boat Recreational license.  Adobe
Application Form for Public Saltwater Fishing Piers License    2 pgs 28.2-302 and 28.2-302.9 This form is for a Public Saltwater Fishing Piers license. Adobe
Commercial Fisheries Licensing          
Application to transfer commercial registration

 

  2 pgs 4VAC20-610-10,
Section 30, D
This form is for transferring commercial registration Adobe

 

Application to exception to delayed commercial registration

 

  2 pgs 4VAC20-610-10,
Section 30, D
This form is for exception to delayed commercial registration

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Verification of Work Supplemental 

Application for delayed entry Commercial Fishing Registration      1 pg 4VAC20-610-10, Section 30, D Delayed entry commercial fisherman registration form:
Accepted only Dec 1st through the last day of February

 

Adobe
Application for New Location of Pound Net Fixed Fishing Device    2pg 4VAC20-20-10 This form is for requesting a commercial license for new location or relocation of a pound net fixed fishing device by the same fisherman. Adobe
Application for New Location of Pound Net Fixed Fishing Device - Supplemental Form    2pg 4VAC20-20-10 This supplemental form is for requesting a commercial license for new location or relocation of a pound net fixed fishing device by the same fisherman.. Adobe
Application for New Location of Staked Gill Net or Fyke Net Fixed Fishing Device 2pg 4VAC20-20-10 This form is for requesting a commercial license for new location or relocation of a staked gill net or fyke net  fixed fishing device by the same fisherman.. Adobe
Application for Transfer of a Fixed Fishing Device Location       1pg 4VAC20-20-10 This form is for the commercial license transfer of a fixed fishing device location between two different fishermen. Adobe
Application for American Shad Sustainable Fishery Permit       1pg 4VAC20-530-10 This form is for the commercial American Shad Sustainable Fishery permit. Adobe
Fisheries Harvest Reporting Note:  commercial harvest reporting forms are not available on the MRC website.  Please contact the Plans&  Statistics Office directly to have forms mailed to you (Kelsey.Rooks@mrc.virginia.gov) ; 800-937-9247).  In addition you can request online harvester accounts at:  Online Harvester Account
Form Name Form Number Pages Authority Required for...  
Striped bass buyer report   1 pg 4VAC20-252-10 Buyers reporting purchases of striped bass from harvesters Adobe
Channeled whelk buyer reporting form    1 pg  4VAC20-890-10   Adobe
Horseshoe crab buyer reporting form    1 pg  4VAC20-900-10   Adobe
Striped bass charter boat harvest reports   1 pg 4VAC20-252-10 Charter boat captains reporting harvest of striped bass Adobe

Adobe (trophy)

Harvest report form for recreational users of non-commercial gear   1 pg 4VAC20-670-10 Recreational licensees of non-commercial gear reporting harvest Adobe


Striped bass recreational trophy harvest report   2 pg 4VAC20-252-10 Individuals recreationally harvesting trophy sized striped bass Online Reporting

Adobe

Charter Boat Online Registration Form  

 

1 pg  

 

Online Charter Boat Registration.  If you have any questions or concerns, contact Samantha Hoover (757-247-2115) (samantha.hoover@mrc.virginia.gov) or Joe Grist (757-247-2237) (joe.grist@mrc.virginia.gov).   Charter Online Reporting
Tilefish/Grouper Daily Landing Reporting Form    1 pg 4VAC20-1120-10 Registered Tilefish and Grouper Landing Permittees shall complete a daily form that accurately enumerates and legibly describes that permittee's daily harvest from Virginia tidal and federal waters.  Permittees are strongly encouraged to use the online reporting features to meet this requirement (click on appropriate link in right hand column to use the online reporting feature). Charter Online Reporting

Recreational Online Reporting

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Fisheries Data Requests          
Form Name Form Number Pages Authority Required for...  
Fisheries Data Requests         Data Request

Individual Harvester Data Request

Fisheries Permitting and Related Procedures          
Form Name Form Number Pages Authority Required for...  
Class A Non-Resident Gill Net Permit Transfer Form    1 pg  4VAC20-1190-10 Fisherman transferring Class A Non-Resident Gill Net Permit Adobe

 

Class A Resident Gill Net Permit Transfer Form    1 pg  4VAC20-1190-10 Fisherman transferring Class A Resident Gill Net Permit Adobe
Striped bass Quota transfer    1 pg 4VAC20-252-10 Fisherman transferring striped bass tags to another licensed fisherman Contact Ande Ehlen at
757-247-2243 or email at Ande Ehlen
Application to propagate striped bass or hybrid striped bass

Contact Joe Grist prior to submitting

  2 pgs 4 VAC 20-252-10 et seq. Application to propagate striped bass or hybrid striped bass. Adobe
Renewal Application to propagate striped bass or hybrid striped bass

Contact Joe Grist prior to submitting

  2 pgs 4 VAC 20-252-10 et seq. Renewal Application to propagate striped bass or hybrid striped bass. Adobe
Crab Agent Application Form   2 pgs 4VAC20-610-30 Required for any person who wishes to act as an agent for a commercial crab licensee Adobe
Crab Alternate Eight-hour Lawful Daily Time Limit Application      1 pg 4VAC20-270-10
Section 30, C
Required for crab pots or peeler pots licensees who wish to take and harvest crab one hour earlier than described in subsection A, only for the months of June, July, August, and September. Adobe
Crab License Transfer Application Form   1 pg 4VAC20-1040-10 Application for commercial crabbing license transfer Adobe
Commercial Hook & Line Crew Registration   1 pg 4VAC50-195-10 Licensed commercial hook and line fishermen to register their crew members Adobe
Commercial Hook & Line transfer form   1 pg 4VAC 20-995-10  Fisherman transferring a commercial hook and line license to another licensed Adobe
Black drum exception request   2 pgs 4VAC20-320-10 Commercial fisherman wanting to get an exception to limited entry for black drum fishery

Adobe

 

Black drum transfer form   1 pg 4VAC20-320-10 Commercial fisherman wanting to transfer their black drum permit

Adobe

 

Black drum buyer permit    1 pg 4VAC20-320-10 Seafood buyers wanting to buy black drum from harvesters Adobe
Commercial Spiny Dogfish Limited Entry Fishery Permit Transfer Exception Application   1 pg 4VAC20-490-10 Exceptions to the No Transfer provision Adobe
Spiny Dogfish Buyer Reporting Form   1 pg 4VAC20-490-46 Any Virginia seafood buyer purchasing spiny dogfish. Adobe
Black Sea Bass alternate vessel landing authorization Form   1 pg  4VAC20-950-10 Authorizing an alternate vessel to land black sea bass for a Directed permit holder Adobe
Black Sea Bass directed transfer application form   1 pg  4VAC20-950-10 Commercial fishermen wanting to transfer their Directed Black Sea Bass permit to another vessel Adobe

 

 

Black Sea Bass by-catch transfer application form   1 pg  4VAC20-950-10 Commercial fishermen wanting to transfer their By-catch Black Sea Bass permit to another vessel Adobe
Black Sea Bass Individual Transferable Shares Application form   1 pg  4VAC20-950-10 Commercial fisherman wanting to transfer directed black sea bass quota Adobe
Black Sea Bass Aquaculture Facility Permit Application    2 pgs 4VAC20-950-60 Black Sea Bass Aquaculture Facility Permit Application Adobe
Summer flounder transfer form    1 pg 4VAC20-620-10 Commercial fishermen wanting to transfer their summer flounder permit to another vessel Adobe
Application For Permit To Undertake Containerized Relay Of Hard Clams And Oysters    2 pgs 4VAC20-310-10  Containerized Relay Of Hard Clams And Oysters Adobe
Habitat Permitting          
Form Name Form Number Pages Authority Required for...  
Joint Permit Application for Emergency Authorization to reconstruct previously permitted structures destroyed by remnants of Tropical Storm Ida and a Coastal Nor'easter in November 2009 Emerge.JPA 2   Applicants requesting reconstruction to previous permitted structures destroyed by remnants of Tropical Storm Ida and Coastal Nor'easter in November 2009 Emergency JPA 2010
Main Joint Permit Application and the Tide- water abbreviated application can be found at the Corps web site - link is in right hand column MRC 30-300 6 28.2-1205
28.2-1306
Applicants for use of subaqueous land or tidal wetlands Corps JPA Link
Coastal primary sand dune permit application   2 28.2-1406 Applicants for use of coastal primary sand dunes

See Sample here

Adobe

 

Abbreviated JPA for non-commercial riparian shellfish aquaculture  VGP #3   28.2-1307 Non-commercial aquaculturists Adobe
Fisheries Grant Management          
Form Name Form Number Pages Authority Required for...  
Application for Grant Projects Funded by Recreational Fishing Development Funds             Applicants for Grants funded by the recreational fishing development funds Project Application Forms and Guidelines
Application for Grant Projects Funded by Commercial Marine Improvement Funds

      Applicants for Grants funded by the
commercial marine improvement funds
Marine Fishing Improvement Fund Application
Oyster Ground Leasing          
Form Name Form Number Pages Authority Required for...  
Oyster Ground Leasing Fee Summary Adobe
Application for oyster planting ground.  Note:  use questionnaire provided below must be sent in with all applications. MRC 20-200RR 1 28.2-605 Applicants for oyster planting ground

Word

Adobe

Use Plan Questionnaire for Oyster Ground Application   1 28.2-605   Word

Adobe

Application for transfer of oyster planting ground MRC 20-204RR 1 28.2-625 Leaseholders wanting to transfer grounds Adobe

Word

Residency Affidavit     1 28.2-635 Applicants for oyster planting ground whose residency is questionable

Adobe

Restaking form     1     Adobe

Word

Request for a GPS permit Oyster Harvest    1 4VAC 20-1230-10 et seq. Application for a GPS permit
Online Application
Request for a Bulk Seed Permit      1 4VAC 20-1230-10 et seq. Application for a Bulk Seed permit Online Application
Request for Cage Aquaculture Husbandry Permit       1 4VAC 20-1230-10 et seq. Application for a Cage Aquaculture Husbandry permit Online Application
Request for Shellfish Icing Permit     1 4VAC 20-1230-10 et seq. Application for Shellfish Icing permit Online Application
Request to Terminate an Existing Oyster Ground Lease     1    Form for terminating an existing oyster ground lease Adobe
Saltwater Tournament          
Form Name Form Number Pages Authority Required for...  

Report Tagged Fish

   1    Cooperating recreational marine fishermen releasing or recapturing tagged fish Online Form
Tagged Fish Spreadsheet   1   Recording Tagged Fish Excel
Adobe
Junior Angler Card   1   Young fishermen wanting to register for Junior Angler Program Adobe

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