If you wish to hold public fish auction in Denmark, you must have an authorisation from the Danish Fisheries Agency.
How to apply?
Application for authorisation to hold public fish auctions is made by filling out the form below:
- Authorisation to establish a public fish auction (doc)
When you complete your application you will need to provide the following information:
- Declaration accompanying application for authorisation (doc)
- Application for approval of manager (only if you have a manager to run the day-to-day operations) (doc)
The application should be sent to the Danish Fisheries Agency:
Danish Fisheries Agency
DK - 1780 Copenhagen V
Tel: 0045 72 18 56 00
Applications can also be send via Business in Denmark website on the following link: https://danishbusinessauthority.dk/fish-auction
No fee required.
In case of rejection
If The Danish Fisheries Agency decides to reject your application for authorisation, you will receive a reasoned notification. If you disagree with the decision to refuse your application, you have the right to appeal. The deadline for submitting an appeal is four weeks from date on which the decision was announced.
The appeal should be submitted in writing by e-mail or letter to the Danish Fisheries Agency. Find contact details below.
Legal basis in Danish law
Fisheries Act, cf. consolidation Act No. 261 of 21. March 2019
Administrative Order No. 1555 of 11. December 2015 on public fish auction
Application for Approval of Manager
Declaration Accompanying Application for Authorisation
Authorisation to Establish a Public Fish Auction