Applying for the Anglian Pass (01 April 2021 to 31 March 2022)


Please allow plenty of time to apply for the Pass.  If you do not have a valid Pass when visiting any of the partner navigations, you may be subject to enforcement action on those waterways.

Environment Agency boaters


Phone:  When you receive your renewal documents, ask for the Anglian Pass to be added when you phone to renew your boat registration with us.

Post**:  On your renewal form, clearly write ‘ADD ANGLIAN PASS’ at the top of the page.  If sending a cheque, ensure your boat registration number is written on the reverse and write ‘INCLUDES PASS PAYMENT’.  If paying by Direct Debit, the Pass payment will be added to your DD payment plan.


Don’t worry if you forget to apply for the Pass when you renew, or decide to take up the offer later.  You can apply for the Pass at any point during the year.  Call our renewal line on 0330 159 1983*, complete and submit an application form on our website here , email a completed form to or post** your application to Environment Agency, Boat Registration, PO Box 544, Rotherham, S60 1BY.


If you are registering your boat with the Environment Agency for the first time, make sure you include an Anglian Pass application with your other boat registration application paperwork.

Conservator of the River Cam (CC), Middle Level Commissioner (MLC), Gold Licence (GL) holder boaters

For the first year, starting 01 April 2021, all CC/MLC/CL boaters with a valid annual registration with their respective navigation authorities, will need to complete and return an application form. 


You can do this by completing and submitting an application form on our website here,  email a completed form to or post** your application to Environment Agency, Boat Registration, PO Box 544, Rotherham, S60 1BY.  Payment will be required by card or cheque.  Cheques are made payable to ‘ENVIRONMENT AGENCY’ and on the reverse of the cheque please write ‘ANGLIAN PASS’ and your boat registration number.



* Calls to 03 numbers cost no more than a national rate call to an 01 or 02 number and must count towards any inclusive minutes in the same way as 01 and 02 calls.  These rules apply to calls from any type of line including mobile, BT, other fixed line or payphone.


** Please note, there will likely be significant delays in processing any applications sent by post, due to current pandemic working restrictions.  We strongly suggest you call (existing Environment Agency customers only) or email us to ensure you receive your Pass before you intend to use it. 

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