Shorebased Individual Fishing Quota Permits/Licenses

The shorebased sector of the trawl catch share program consists of quota share permit and account owners, vessel account owners, and first receiver site license owners. If you have any questions about shorebased IFQ permits and licenses, please contact the Fisheries Permit Office at 206-526-4353.

Below are the current forms applicable to shorebased IFQ permits and licenses. The forms must be submitted to the following address (we do not accept forms by email):

U.S. Department of Commerce
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Marine Fisheries Service
West Coast Region, Fisheries Permits Office
7600 Sand Point Way NE, Bldg. 1
Seattle, WA 98115-0070


Vessel Account Registration Request  35kb (Expires 01.31.20)

Trawl Identification of Ownership Interest  160kb (Expires 01.31.20)

Section B - Extra Level  74kb

Section B - Additional Format  24kb

First Receiver Site License Application  120kb (Expires 01.31.20)

First Receiver Catch Monitor Plan Guidelines 489kb

List of QS Permits, vessel accounts, first receiver site licenses