Form

Commercial fishing vessel licence application form

Use this form to apply for a licence for a British-registered fishing vessel.

Documents

Application for a fishing licence for a British registered fishing vessel (AFL2)

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Explanatory notes and conditions (AFL1)

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Detail

Fill in this form to apply for a commercial fishing licence and send it to your local Marine Management Organisation (MMO) office with your:

  • certificate of registry for the vessel
  • form AFL7 showing you as the entitlement holder

Send the original documents, not copies.

If you provide incorrect or false information your application could be rejected, or any licence you have been issued with may be withdrawn or made invalid.

If you are unsure of what type of licence you want, contact your local MMO office.

Further information

Get a fishing vessel licence: vessels 10 metres and under

Get a fishing vessel licence: vessels over 10 metres