Apply for flag state endorsement
About the service
This service allows the customers to obtain UAE endorsement of recognition of a Certificate of Competency allowing the seafarer to work on UAE ships - new.
The required documents issued by approved authorities require a stamp, taking into consideration that the digital stamp is acceptable.
- A copy of the certificate of competency
- A copy of the verification of the certificate
- A copy of the marine safety certificate
- A copy of the Passport (residence if working in territorial waters)
- A copy of the Emirates ID (both sides of the ID)
- A letter from the company
- A copy of Discharge Book
- A Copy of seafarer Medical fitness certificate
- A copy of the vessel navigation license or registration certificate
Video tutorial of applying for this service
One working day
- Government Entities - Business Sector
- MOEI website: 24/7
- Smart app: 24/7
- Happiness Service Centers: According to the service center working hours (Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah)
Please check the user guide (PDF) for using the system in order to apply for the service.