Domestic and foreign citizens can enjoy recreational-sport fishing (with fishing poles and spear guns) with a permit issued by the Office for Fisheries - Dubrovnik Office, Marka Marojice 4, Tel: +385-(0)20/332-393 (Monday to Friday) and at Tel: +385-(0)20/471-163 on weekends. Daily (60 kuna), weekend (150 kuna), weekly (250 kuna) and monthly (500 kuna) permits are available.

Electronic licenses for recreational fisheries at sea in Republic of Croatia available as of 15.07.2011.

As of 15 July 2011 an electronic form of license for recreational fisheries at sea in Republic of Croatia has been introduced. As of that date, you may purchase the electronic licenses at the web-site of the Directorate of Fisheries of the Ministry of agriculture, fisheries and rural development (www.mps.hr/ribarstvo<http://www.mps.hr/ribarstvo>).You can still buy the licenses at designated shops upon your arrival to the sea, but this service offers a quick and simple way to buy the license without the need to look for a shop or wait in the queue! It is important to note that the electronic licenses do not have paper forms – the license is confirmed by a serial number allocated by the system upon the purchase. On your e-mail address you will receive the PDF document confirming that you have made the purchase and containing your license serial number. We hope this service will offer you a simple and quick way to buy the licenses for recreational fisheries at sea, and we hope it will be useful!