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marine licencing

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Privacy Notice

The Marine Scotland Licensing Operations Team (MS-LOT) takes the right to privacy seriously and are committed to the fair and transparent processing of personal information. Personal information provided in an application will be processed in line with MS-LOT’s privacy policy, which can be viewed here.

Application Forms

Please note that the target duration for determination of a marine licence application is 14 weeks from an application being accepted. Target timelines for determining applications do not begin until the application fee is paid.

Please see the Guidance section for further information on how to complete the application forms.

Marine Licence Application Forms

Application Forms