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Marine Licence Application Fees (1 April 2017 – 31 March 2018)

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

£57

> £2,500 - ≤ £5,000

£169

> £5,000 - ≤ £50,000

£667

> £50,000 - ≤ £2 million

£2,225

> £2 million - ≤ £5 million

£4,445

> £5 million - ≤ £20 million

£13,325

> £20 million - ≤ £50 million

£22,200

> £50 million

£33,295

Table 2. Generating Stations

≤ £2,500

£57

> £2,500 - ≤ £5,000

£169

> £5,000 - ≤ £50,000

£667

> £50,000 - ≤ £2 million

£2,965

> £2 million - ≤ £5 million

£5,930

> £5 million - ≤ £20 million

£17,760

> £20 million - ≤ £50 million

£29,595

> £50 million

£44,395

Table 3. Sea Disposal of Maintenance Dredging

Total Disposal Weight (tonnes)

1-Year Licence

2-Year Licence

3-Year Licence

≤ 10,000

£1,560

£2,720

£3,890

> 10,000 - ≤ 100,000

£3,110

£5,450

£7,775

> 100,000 - ≤ 300,000

£6,220

£10,880

£15,540

>300,000

£10,435

£18,260

£26,085

Table 4. Sea Disposal of Capital Dredging

Total Disposal Weight (tonnes)

1-Year Licence

2-Year Licence

3-Year Licence

≤ 10,000

£1,945

£3,890

£5,830

> 10,000 - ≤ 100,000

£3,890

£6,805

£9,720

> 100,000 - ≤ 300,000

£7,775

£13,600

£19,425

> 300,000

£13,045

£22,820

£32,605

> 300,000 related to construction of a renewable energy project: £37,010