Check Application Status


Applications are processed in the order they are received.

It may be several days from when we receive your application to when we begin to process your application.  If your application is not complete or you are missing requirements, we will send you an letter with instructions on how to complete your application.

Applications are always in one of three types of status:

Received - We have your application and it is waiting to be processed

In Progress- The Southeast Permits Office is currently proccesing the application  This may take a few days as they check with other offices regarding different requirements such as logbooks, VMS, etc. The applicant will receive a letter with instructions if the application is incomplete or they have not met certain requirements.

Closed- The application review is complete and the Southeast Permits Office has mailed all permits or a letter explaining why permits have been denied.

Please wait for either your permits or your requirements letter before contacting the office with questions.

Our mailing address is:

NOAA Fisheries Service, Southeast Regional Office
Constituency Services Branch
263 13th Avenue South
Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701