Commercial fishing vessel licence application form
Use this form to apply for a licence for a British-registered fishing vessel.
Fixed quota allocation units
Details and forms for transferring fixed quota allocation units and getting a new holding statement.
Give prior notification to land fish in the EU
You'll need to give prior notification before you land fish directly from your UK flagged vessel in an EU designated port.
Fish and land nephrops: vessels 10 metres and under
Vessels 10 metres and under must notify how much nephrops they caught and landed from areas IIa, IV, VI and VII for each trip each week.
Vessel monitoring system: apply for grant aid
Use this form (VMS3) to apply for a grant-aided vessel monitoring system device.
Guidance and regulation
- Fishing vessel licence variations
- Create a UK catch certificate
- United Kingdom Single Issuing Authority (UKSIA)
- Create a UK processing statement
- Fishing vessel licence requirements
News and communications
- MMO announces the results of I-VMS device testing
- Fishing industry nets new funding to train the next generation
- UK reaches deal with Norway to secure opportunities for UK fishing industry
- Boost for UK fishing industry with new infrastructure projects
- Man arrested and illegal fishing net seized at Newbiggin by the Sea
Research and statistics
- Vessel lists over 10 metres
- Western Channel Cuttlefish report: December 2018–June 2019
- R046 - Predicting Fishing effort and impact
- Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science – Research at Cefas
- Effort statistics July 2019
Policy papers and consultations
- January 2020 catch limit consultation
- November 2019 catch limit consultation
- October 2019 catch limit consultation
- Fisheries: consultations between the EU, Norway and the UK
- Fisheries: bilateral agreement with the Faroe Islands for 2023
Transparency and freedom of information releases
- European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) implementation reports
- Marine Management Organisation (MMO): gender pay gap report 2020
- UK Government Blue Belt programme: Overseas Territories work plans and project costs
- Marine Management Organisation (MMO): gender pay gap report 2019
- Marine Management Organisation (MMO): gender pay gap report 2018