Note that yachts with load line length up to 24m must complete the separate Yacht Application Form.
The operators or owners of all commercial tourism, private vessels and other vessels intending to visit South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands must complete this form. On successful completion of this process, a visit permit will be issued to the ‘Permit Holder’, who will normally be the Expedition Leader on cruise ships.
- Please read the accompanying ‘Visiting South Georgia’ booklet before completing this form.
- All sections must be completed and requested paperwork submitted at the time of application.
- Additional information must be provided where indicated.
- If a question is not applicable, enter ‘N/A’.
Submission of an application is taken to mean that the applicant has read and understood the provisions in the ‘Visiting South Georgia’ document and agrees to abide by them. This responsibility extends to ensuring that visit permit holders and all staff are fully briefed and adhere at all times to current visit permit conditions, including Codes of Conduct and Visitor Management Plans. Failure to comply with GSGSSI requirements could result in a permit being immediately revoked, suspended or alterations made to the conditions of a permit (including the itinerary of a visit) and may preclude the possibility of, or place restrictions on, future permitting.