Apply for type approval of capture equipment We have prepared a specific application form indicating which information must be included when applying for type approval of capture equipment. Share Contact Listen How to apply for type approval Applications for capture equipment type approval are to be submitted to the Swedish EPA by email (email@example.com). We have prepared a specific application form indicating which information must be included. Documents to attach with the application The following appendices must be attached to the application: Photo and drawing of the capture equipment in its entirety, also from the inside with the construction of the gill device. Photos / drawings must be of high quality. A material and construction specification according to the specification attached below. Use the specialist terms accepted by the specialist trade in the specification. User-friendly instructions on how to handle and set the trap to ensure the selectivity and safety of the fishing gear The following must be attached to the application, if applicable: Documentation of completed tests in accordance with the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency's regulations (NFS 2013: 13) on type approval of capture gear. You must also be able to provide a number of examples of the capture equipment. Information to provide when applying In the application form you have to provide information regarding: Information about the applicant and the manufacturer, such as name, social security number, adress, phone, email address; which species or species the capture equipment will be used for and how the selectivity is ensured; how it is ensured that the capture equipment does not cause unnecessary suffering; how the safety of humans and domestic animals has been taken care of; under which circumstances the equipment will be used; where on the equipment the users phonenumber and name will be; functionality, mateiral used and measurements. Application form for capture equipment type approval (in Swedish, rtf 457 kB) Fee and processing time The application fee is SEK 2,900 and an invoice is issued after the application has been received. Provided that the application is complete, the normal processing time is about 6–8 weeks.