Statutory guidance

Designated UK ports

Information on the designation of UK ports for direct landings by foreign vessels and UK vessels according to licence conditions.



Designated ports for; landing of certain multi-annual plan or recovery stock, and catches of all deep sea species, over a 100kg must also be used if required by UK licence conditions. Landings of cod or hake over 2 tonnes must be made into designated ports. Further information on the ports and landing arrangements can be found in your vessel licence conditions.

Published 11 June 2014
Last updated 18 August 2023 + show all updates
  1. Hayle update

  2. Blue fin tuna update

  3. date changes

  4. Table changed to HTML

  5. Update

  6. Few small updates

  7. Updated files

  8. Reverted back to Feb 5

  9. Updated UK port lists

  10. Updated in line with EU Exit

  11. Landings of deep sea species of over 100kg: Regulation (EU) 2016/2336 of the European Parliament and of the Council added

  12. Eyemouth address updated

  13. First published.