Participation in the International MCS Network is voluntary, no-cost, and focused on combating illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing. The IMCS Network is the only global-level forum for fisheries practitioners.  Membership is open to national government organizations/agencies responsible for fisheries MCS as well as regional fisheries management organizations.

If your country is interested in joining, please review the membership benefits and responsibilities and complete the membership application form. The Network Secretariat will contact you regarding membership eligibility.

The International Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (MCS) Network aims to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of fisheries-related MCS activities through enhanced cooperation, coordination, information collection and exchange among national organizations and institutions responsible for fisheries-related MCS.