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Fishing Licence (Freshwater)

In Valencia all fresh water fishing requires a licence. In general fishing is free however on some private waters a daily fee is charged.

The basic licence can be obtained from any of the following:

  • Any rural bank (subject to a small handling charge)
  • Territorial De Medio Ambiente - Valencia C/ Gregorio Gea, 27 (46009-Valencia)
  • Local fishing or gun shops
  • On the internet at www.telelicencia.com (expensive but effective)
  • the RTN Anglers Together Fishing Club (subject to a small handling charge).

The licence application must include the following:

  • Standard Application Form No. 046, signed by the applicant (this form is available at the applying office or bank)
  • Photocopy of the DNI or Residencia Card, or copy of back pages of passport
  • A 3-yearly licence requires 2 passport photos

Special Conditions

  1. Children under 14 years - are exempted from payment of the fee but require a photocopy of the ID of a parent or guardian.
  2. Children Under 16 years - photocopy of the applicant ID together with authorization and a photocopy of the ID of a parent or guardian.
  3. Retirees over 65 - applicants in receipt of public pensions are exempted from payment of the fee.
  4. Retirees and pensioners under 65 - INSS certificate or notification of the grant or revaluation of their pension for the current year plus a photocopy of their Social Security pensioners passbook.

Payment

Payment is made at the banks listed in the application form:

  • 1-year licences cost €8.24
  • 3-year licence €24.74.

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