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Apply for flag state endorsement

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.

Required Documents

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 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

Service Process

  • 1

    Login using UAE PASS account.

  • 2

    Fill in the required field and attach the required documents.

  • 3

    Submit the service.

  • 4

    Pay the fees.

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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