Initial Permit Application
Applicants must fill out an initial application if they are seeking a Northeast Federal permit for the first time or if the ownership has changed for a vessel that possesses a Northeast Federal permit.
"A new limited access permit system for Atlantic mackerel goes into effect on March 1, 2012. For information on how to apply for a limited access mackerel permit, click here. If you hope to qualify for a limited access permit prior to March 1, 2012, you must submit a complete application prior to January 31, 2012. The last day to submit an initial application is February 28, 2013."
Reasons That Delay Processing Of Vessel Permits
To allow permit processing to take place in a timely and accurate manner, please carefully read this before applying.
Renewal Permit Application
Applicants must fill out a preprinted renewal application if they currently possess a Northeast Federal permit. To request a preprinted renewal application contact the Permit Office at (978)281-9370 ext. 6438.
Last Updated: April 12, 2013