Guidance and tutorials

Are you applying for Interreg North Sea Programme funding? Please consult the resources below to find guidance and video tutorials.

Thematic framework

Find in-depth information about priorities, specific objectives, and spotlight themes

Download document on the thematic framework

Fact sheets

Our fact sheets lay down the ground rules for partners in the VIB programme. 

View and download available fact sheets

Application forms

We recommend you start your application process by setting up an account in the new online monitoring system. Please consult our video tutorials for help on the online system and the application forms. 

Below are examples of the three application forms used in the programme. Please note that these examples may deviate slightly from the application forms avilable in the online system.

Expression of Interest

Full Application

Small-scale project

Guidance for applicants

Signing the letter of intent

Adding a partner manager

Signing State Aid self-declarations

Appointing an Authorised Signatory

How to submit your expression of interest online

How to submit your full application online

OMS Guidance: How to allow multiple editing (Applications)

Using the online monitoring system

You must apply through one of our online application forms. To get started, set up an account in two simple steps: 

  1. Please visit
  2. Choose 'register' in the left-hand side and fill in your profile. 

You can now start filling in the relevant online application form. You can stop and save your draft as you go along.

Watch tutorials

Watch our video tutorials to quickly learn how to use and navigate the online system. If you are applying for a small-scale project, please check out the tutorial for full applications. 


More videos are on their way to this page, so do check back!