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Request for issuance of Navigation License for national / foreign commercial ship
Status Active

Service Time

3 working days

Service Fees

  • AED 500 - AED 150,000 

Service Description

The service allows the company to issue navigation license for national\foreign commercial vessel

Service Procedures

  1. Step1Application's Submission
  2. Step2Application Review
  3. Step3Payment of the fees
  4. Step4Transaction delivery

Target Audience

Government , Business Sector

Fees Details

• Fees for issuing a navigation license for a foreign ship - new (GT x AED 7), with a minimum of 500 AED and a maximum of 150,000 AED + inspection fees • Fees for issuing a navigation license for a national vessel - new (GT x AED 2) with a minimum of 20 AED + inspection fee



Required Documents

  • Ship’s statutory certificates issued by RO if the tonnage is 150 and above or survey report issued by an approved survey company if the tonnage is below 150
  • Ship’s insurance as applicable
  • Copy of registry certificate
  • Copy of company trade license
  • Copy of chamber of commerce membership
  • A vessel employment contract with a governmental or semi-governmental entity or a company with marine activity inside the country (for foreign ships only)
  • Submission of GCC certificates for passenger ships above 12 m in length but less than 24 m, and the other ships of 12 m and more but less than 500 GT
  • Radio station license issued from TDRA (for national ships only)
  • Coast guard inspection report is a mandatory requirement for issuance of New / Renewal of navigation license for both UAE and Foreign Flagged vessels of less than 300GT (Self Propelle

Terms And Conditions

  • N/A

Working hours to provide service

  • Happiness Service Centers: According to the service center working hours

    • Customer happiness center - Dubai
    • Customer happiness center – Ras Al Khaimah
    • Customer happiness center - Fujairah

  • Website: 24/7
  • Smart App: 24/7
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