From Aberdeenshire Council

How to apply

1. Application for a boat hire licence

A boat hire licence is required for the use of a vessel, in the course of trade or business, for the purpose of letting it for hire or carrying for reward 12 or fewer passengers, for pleasure, recreational, educational or sporting purposes. You must comply with any conditions attached to the licence. A vessel includes dinghies, yachts, rowing and motor boats, “pedaloes”, punts, single-seat canoes, hovercraft and any other kind of related water craft.

Apply online

The issuing authority for this licence is Aberdeenshire Council (change location)

You can contact them using the details below.

Woodhill House
Westburn Road

Aberdeen
AB16 5GB