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Fish Marketing Organization Loan Fund

A fund established by the Fish Marketing Organization in 1946 primarily for making short-term loans to fishermen to meet their operational needs.







Loan may be granted for :

  1. the repair or replacement of fishing vessels, gear and equipment, including engines and navigational and electronic aids;

  2. any other approved purpose which will sustain or improve the applicant's fishing business; and

  3. assisting fishermen to meet their need over the annual fishing moratorium and to make preparations for resumption of fishing after the moratorium.

Qualifications of Applicant







Applicant must be a member of a registered fishermen's co-operative society or a registered fishing company; or a local fisherman who:

  1. holds a valid fishing vessel licence issued by the Marine Department;

  2. is a bona fide fisherman;

  3. markets or intends to market his catches through the Fish Marketing Organization; and

  4. fulfills other requirements as specified by the Organization.

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Fish Marketing Organization Loan Fund Application Form (Normal Loans) (Chinese version only) (446KB)  e-Form

Fish Marketing Organization Loan Fund Application Form (Fishing Moratorium Special Loans) (Chinese version only) (267KB) e-Form

Submission of completed form 












Applicant has to complete the appropriate application form above and send it together with the required supporting documents by post (Guidance on posting) to :

Fisheries Credit Section

Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department

8/F, Room 825, Cheung Sha Wan Government Office

303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon


In person:Same as above


Fax to #:(852) 2314 2866


E-mail to #:fishloans@afcd.gov.hk


# If an application is submitted by fax or e-mail, the applicant will be required to attend an interview conducted by this department. The applicant has to provide copies of the documents required together with the original documents for verification by this department. The applicant will be requested to sign the submitted application form, declaring all the submitted information is true and correct.


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