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Waterman Licence

There is a requirement to be licensed as a Boatman /Waterman in order to hire out craft. The Licences are in the form of a Restricted or Full Boatman’s Licence. 

You can use this application form to apply for the above licence.

Please read the Notes for Applicants before completing an application form. 

The application form is available in 2 forms to download:

  • a pdf version to print off and complete or
  • a Word version to download and type into which allows you to keep an electronic copy.

The fee involved with this application is (VAT is not payable):

  • £73 for a licence valid during the 3 year period starting 1st April 2017 and finishing on 31st March 2018.
  • This fee is for a licence starting on 1st April 2017, or issued during the financial years 2017 to 2020.

Application forms must be signed.

Return completed form to:
Environmental Services
Unit 1, Newfields Business Park, 2 Stinsford Road, Poole
BH17 0NF

Tel: 01202 261700
Email: environment@poole.gov.uk

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01202 261700

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Environmental Services,
Unit 1, New Fields Business Park,
Stinsford Road,
BH17 0NF