CHS intellectual property application form

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Application to enter into a copyright licence (copyright licence, memorandum of understanding, letter of permission) to use Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) digital or analogue products and/or data and/or product updates (“CHS intellectual property” or “CHS IP”).

This application will allow CHS to assess your request and determine the conditions under which an agreement may be issued.

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Applicant Information


For business and government

If a business: incorporated under the laws of


Additional Contact

If there is an additional contact, please add the name here. If you checked “I am a student” you must provide the full name and address of a permanent faculty member and faculty member will sign the final licence agreement.


CHS Intellectual Property Requested

Please specify the CHS IP you wish to access/copy/modify/reproduce. To assist you in itemizing the products you require, please refer to the on-line catalogue or product listings. Please be as precise as possible to help us process your request as quickly as possible.

Free 100m resolution bathymetry data now available. We offer a complete inventory of bathymetric data free to the general public for non-navigational use. We call them 'NONNA-100' for the 'non-navigational' purpose of the data and spatial resolution of 100 metres.

Please state clearly the nature of your business and intended use of the CHS IP. Describe any intended creation of products to be sold commercially, products which will not be sold, and/or published papers, web sites, research activities or other forms of distribution. Please include product edition numbers, if applicable.


If you are creating a product to be sold commercially, what is your estimated price for each of your product(s) derived from or including CHS IP? If you need more space than available on this form please follow up with CHSInfo.


If a sub-contractor or another organization will need access to the data or if an agent will provide services related to the licence, please identify


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