Apply for a Permit

Byelaw 3 – Permit to Fish for Cockles and Mussels

To apply for a permit under Byelaw 3 please download and complete the application form below.

Byelaw 3 Application Form and Guidance Notes 2016 – 2017


Byelaw 26 – Permit to Fish for Lobster, Crab and Whelk

To apply for a permit under Cumbria Sea Fisheries Byelaw 26 please download and complete the application form below.

If you are submitting this application by post, please send it to the Whitehaven Office.

Byelaw 26 Application Form


Byelaw 26 & 27 – Fixed Engines and Mobile Nets

To apply for a permit under North Western Sea Fisheries Committee Legacy Byelaw 26 & 27 please use the forms below.

Byelaw 26 & 27 Application Form and Byelaw 26 & 27 Guidance Notes


Byelaw 30 – Permit to Fish for Lobster, Crawfish, Crab, Prawn and Whelk

To apply for a permit under North Western Sea Fisheries Committee Legacy Byelaw 30 please use the form below.

Byelaw 30 Application Form


Completed application forms can be emailed to the Carnforth office at [email protected] or sent via post to:

NWIFCA
1 Preston Street
Carnforth
Lancashire
LA5 9BY 

Please include your mobile number on your application to be notified via text when applications are open for the next year. To ensure that your application is processed as quickly as possible please include all requested documents before submitting.