Inshore Fisheries Conservation Scheme – V-notching

This scheme supports the conservation of lobster through v-notching. Only those groups or individuals who wish to receive payments directly from BIM need to apply. If you wish to have payments made via your cooperative, they can supply you with an authorisation form for your signature.

Who is Eligible Who is Eligible

Amounts Granted Amounts Granted

The support rate under this scheme is 100% for Small Scale Coastal Fishing (SSCF) vessels, and 50% for other vessels.

How to Apply How to Apply


Electronic Application

Apply online on Grant Electronics Management System

Warning: This application form is not compatible with mobile devices. For best results please use desktop/laptop when completing this form.

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Grants Help Desk


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