Subsidy for vehicle to be used in commercial fishing

This facility is available to Registered vessel owners (Valid Fisherman’s Certificate and Certificate of Registry for  vessel)  of a minimum of three (3) registered pirogues or one (1) registered industrial type fishing vessel are eligible.

15% of the purchase price of specified vehicles (obtain details from the Fisheries Division) to a stipulated maximum (depending on the type of vehicle and whether it is foreign used or new)

How to access this service

After purchase of the vehicle, the applicant is required to:

  1. Complete and submit the prescribed form available from the Fisheries Division
  2. Submit the original bills, certified copy of ownership of the vehicle (Licencing Division) and proof of ownership of fishing vessel(s) to the Fisheries Division;

If approved, the subsidy is paid in five annual tranches. Note that an application must be submitted annually for each of the five tranche payments.

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