Beach Use Permits – Commercial Fishing


beach fishingCommercial Fishing on County Beaches

From May 1 – October 31st commercial fishermen must obtain a permit by completing Protected Species Training (below) to fish commercially on County beaches. Permits are free. Training must be completed annually.


Current annual pass affixed to passenger side of windshield, 4x4 or all wheel drive vehicle (no ATVs, motorcycles, etc.) Annual passes can be purchased at any toll booth from March 1 – Labor Day. Current State Saltwater Product License with Restricted Species (RS) endorsement.

Getting Your Permit

5 Steps to Your Commercial Fishing Permit
1. Watch Watch the Protected Species Training slideshow.
2. Quiz Complete Quiz.
Please save quiz to your pc or mobile device to complete.
3. Complete Complete and sign application.
Please save application to your pc or mobile device to complete.
4. Come In Call ahead to make an appointment to obtain permit - only available on Mondays. Bring your signed application and Saltwater Product License with RS endorsement.
Jade O’Neill
3171 Coastal Hwy
St. Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 209-0619
Attn: Fishing Permit
5. Receive Permit You must arrive in the vehicle you are obtaining a permit for with an annual beach pass affixed to dashboard.
Need Technical Assistance? Acrobat Reader is required to view and/or complete the application on your computer.

If you have technical difficulty with the training, please email so that we may assist you.

Contact Us

For more information, please contact: Jade O'Neill, (904) 209-0619.