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Private boat licences

Every privately owned powered boat must be registered before use. Application for registration can be made by post to Customer Services, Cheshire West and Chester Council, The Forum, Chester CH1 2HS. Alternatively, forms may be submitted to Customer Services at the Forum Offices. Please contact Customer Services on 0300 123 7737 for further information.

Please note:
Use of the River Dee without a boat licence can be regarded as an offence under the Cheshire County Council Act 1980. A Daily boat licence can be purchased from the Riverside Café, The Groves, Chester, CH1 1SD.

Private boat licence fees

Private boatsFees

Annual licence

£122

Weekly licence

£58

Daily licence

£20

The fee for a first registration is £72.

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