Permits

Thank you for your interest in getting a commercial NIFCA permit. There are three commercial fishing activities which require a permit from NIFCA: Commercial shellfish (potting for lobster and crab), trawling (for nephrops) and dredging (for scallops). You can follow the links below to apply and pay for your required permit(s) online. Alternatively, you can download the appropriate form(s) and contact the office to take payment by card or cheque.

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