Apply for a marine licence
Register and apply for a marine licence to do work that will disturb the seabed, eg construction work, laying cables and pipes, dredging, disposing of waste and working with explosives.
Apply for a wildlife licence to do work that might disturb protected species.
Before you start
Use this service to:
- apply for a marine licence
- apply for a wildlife licence
- ask for advice on how to prepare and submit a licence application
You’ll need an email to register to use the service.
The marine licensing guidance has details about which activities need a licence.
Fees for licences vary depending on the size of the project and how complicated the application is.
Check the full list of charges for advice and licence fees.
You’ll need a credit or debit card to pay your fee.
Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales
Apply for a licence from: