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Notice to Fish Harvesters – National Online Licensing System (NOLS)









Nov. 10, 2021


National Online Licensing System (NOLS)


Consistent with the licensing system introduced in 2014, commercial fish harvesters are reminded that licensing requests and correspondence must be submitted through the National Online Licensing System (NOLS) at Please ensure all contact information within your NOLS account is up-to-date and accurate. Failure to submit your request through NOLS may result in delays in the processing of your request.


All commercial licence services are handled within 30 business days and all vessel transfers are handled within 10 business days, once all required documentation and fees have been received and there are no outstanding issues.


Access to the National Online Licensing System (NOLS) is available 24 hours a day, seven days per week, and telephone support is available from 07:00 to 20:00 EST, Monday to Friday (Excluding statutory holidays and provincial holidays in Ontario).


For more information about the NOLS system, visit or call 1-877-535-7307 if you need assistance.






For information, contact:

Samuel Mullen

A/Regional Manager, Licensing Services

[email protected]

Telephone 709-772-3657

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