Global Star Rating System for Services

Apply for Seafare's license

About the service

This service allows the customer to obtain a license to practice a profession for all those working on ships

Service process

  • 1

    Application's Submission

  • 2

    Application Review

  • 3

    Payment of the fees

  • 4

    Transaction delivery

Required documents

  • Letter from the company

  • Copy of Seafarer certificates as appropriate

  • Seaman ID

  • Passport copy + residence for those working on ships operated in UAE territorial waters only

  • Copy of seafarers medical fitness certificate

Expected time

One Working Day

Service fees

  • AED 200 - AED 300

Fees Details

  • Fee for the following professions (navigation officer/doctor/radio operator/trainee cadet/seafarer/skipper license for a wooden commercial ship/maintenance technician/ tug master / electrician / pleasure boat skipper) 200 AED
  • Fee for the following professions (commercial ship master / chief officer / chief engineer / second engineer / dredger captain / maintenance engineer) 300 AED

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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  • 5792

    Number of users

  • 90840

    Number of transactions

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  • Service Type:

    G2B , G2G

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