Boat licences

Commercial boat licences

If you wish to hire out your boat to members of the public you must have a commercial boat licence.

How to apply

To request an application form you can use our form:

Request and application

Please note that applications for a new commercial boat licence or renewal cannot be made online at present.

Commercial boat licence fees

The fees for 2023 are:

Commercial boats Fee

Pleasure launches (per seat)

£7.70

Self drive motor boats (two seats)

£60.50

each individual seat

£7.15

Rowing/Pedal boat (two seats)

£35.75

each individual seat

£7.15