Commercial Permits

Commercial Permits

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Please note that from 1st July 2022, commercial diving for scallop (with a Category 1 Diving Permit) is authorised in specified areas within the District (in July, August and September), subject to the conditions in the Permit.

If you wish to remove scallop from defined areas within the District during July, August and September, a Remotely Accessed Electronic Reporting Device (Inshore Vessel Monitoring System) must be fitted to your vessel. The device must transmit the required information that must be received by the UK Vessel Monitoring System hub. Once you have a device fitted, please notify D&S IFCA as it will require a copy of the engineer’s installation report that will have been sent to the MMO.

More information on the national rollout can be found at the following website address:

Please select the type of D&S IFCA commercial permit you need from the selections below: