March 16, 2022
Update - Deadline extended to March 25th, 2022
(Please note the Application for RFSA will reopen in July and February each year for the next 5 years. Fishers can apply during the open timeframes, and the through the same format (buyandsell.gc.ca)
Click the following link to the Government of Canada Public Service and Procurement site with the RFSA Vessel Charter application: http://buyandsell.gc.ca/procurement-data/tender-notice/PW-22-00982992
The links applications are located on the website and be sure to check the 'Addendums' at the bottom of the website with additional Annex B application form information and Q/As on the process.
The PEIFA have created a draft guide http://peifa.org/members/docs/Guide only to completing your RFSA Vessel Charter Application - March 2022 (1).pdf to assist fishers in maneuvering the procurement application and is subject to change as more information is collected on this procurement and RFSA process. This guide is not endorsed by DFO or procurement but rather a helpful tool to assist Captains in their application process.