Scallop Dredging Application

scallop dredging

Applications for scallop dredging permits for the 2020/2021 season are invited from vessels meeting the following criteria:

Maximum overall length of 12m and 221KW engine power

Vessels which have previously notified a valid track record to the authority and do not exceed 18.3m overall length and 400KW engine power.

Please Note: The Authority has not yet taken a decision on the maximum number of permits that will be made available for the 2020/2021 season, but in advance of that decision the application process has been opened. 

You can view the application form and details of the permit allocation below:

Procedure for NEIFCA Scallop Dredging Permit Allocation (pdf 122kb)

Application for Permit to Dredge for Scallops (pdf 62kb)

Applications can be submitted by email to:

post to: 

Town Hall
Quay Road
YO16 4LP

Deadline for applications is 18 September 2020