Global Star Rating System for Services

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.

Service process

  • 1

    Application's Submission

  • 2

    Application Review

  • 3

    Payment of the fees

  • 4

    Transaction delivery

Required documents

  • 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

Expected time

One working day

Service fees

  • AED 200

Target audience

  • Government Entities - Business Sector

Service channels

  • MOEI website: 24/7
  • Smart app: 24/7
  • Happiness Service Centers: According to the service center working hours (Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah)

User guide

Please check the user guide (PDF) for using the system in order to apply for the service.

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  • Number of users

  • 719

    Number of transactions

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