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Marine Licence Application Fees (1 April 2016 – 31 March 2017)

Note on Fees

Fees for Marine Licence applications are set on 1st April each year in accordance with Regulation 6 of the Marine Licensing (Fees) (Scotland) Regulations 2011 (as Amended) and are linked to the Consumer Price Index for February of the previous financial year.

Table 1. General Licensable Activities
This includes all licensable marine activity except those specified in Tables 2 to 4 below. Please note this applies to application fees for marine licences for dredging activity with no associated sea disposal, deposit of moorings and wellboat discharges.

≤ £2,500

56

> £2,500 - ≤ £5,000

165

> £5,000 - ≤ £50,000

652

> £50,000 - ≤ £2 million

2,175

> £2 million - ≤ £5 million

4,345

> £5 million - ≤ £20 million

13,025

> £20 million - ≤ £50 million

21,700

> £50 million

32,545

Table 2. Generating Stations

≤ £2,500

56

> £2,500 - ≤ £5,000

165

> £5,000 - ≤ £50,000

652

> £50,000 - ≤ £2 million

2,900

> £2 million - ≤ £5 million

5,795

> £5 million - ≤ £20 million

17,360

> £20 million - ≤ £50 million

28,930

> £50 million

43,395

Table 3. Sea Disposal of Maintenance Dredging

Total Disposal Weight (tonnes)

1 Year Licence

2 Year Licence

3 Year Licence

≤ 10,000

1,525

2,660

3,800

> 10,000 - ≤ 100,000

3,040

5,325

7,600

> 100,000 - ≤ 300,000

6,080

10,635

15,190

>300,000

10,200

17,850

25,495

Table 4. Sea Disposal of Capital Dredging

Total Disposal Weight (tonnes)

1 Year Licence

2 Year Licence

3 Year Licence

≤ 10,000

1,900

3,800

5,700

> 10,000 - ≤ 100,000

3,800

6,650

9,500

> 100,000 - ≤ 300,000

7,600

13,295

18,985

> 300,000

12,750

22,305

31,870

> 300,000 related to construction of a renewable energy project: 36,175