IFFO RS Costs

The charges for applying and joining the scheme are as laid out below. All the charges are based in Pound Sterling (£). These charges were effective as of 4th April 2016. Any changes made to the invoice after being submitted to the applicant, due to wrong details or currency for example, will incur an administration charge of £50.

Please see the download section for a more detailed breakdown of costs, examples and the principles and formula for sharing IFFO RS Fishery assessment costs.

Item Pound Sterling (£)

Administration 

 

Annual charge/company

2,300

Annual charge/factory

250

Whole fish Fisheries Assessment/Species

 

Full assessment every 3rd year

8,500

Minor assessment after years 1 & 2

1,250

Fisheries By-product Assessment/Species

 

Full assessment every 3rd year

250

Minor assessment after years 1 & 2

125

Fisheries By-product from Aquaculture/Species

 
Initial charge every 3rd year 200
Consecutive charge after years 1&2 100

Shared Whole fish Fisheries Assessment/Species between countries*

 
Full assessment every 3rd year 6,500
Minor assessment after years 1 & 2** 2,300

On Site Audit

 

Paid to local auditor every year

Varies

   
*One fishery with shared management between other countries. For example, Blue whiting fishery shared by UK, Norway, Denmark and Iceland, Cost shown is per country  
**Only shared fishery surveillance assessment costs can be shared between interested countries.