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Renewal of Seafarer's License

Renewal of Seafarer's License

About the Service

This service allows the customer to renew Seafarer's licenses to work on board ships.

Required Documents

The required documents issued by approved authorities require a stamp, taking into consideration that the digital stamp is acceptable.

  • Copy of seafarer certificates as applicable.

  • A copy of the mandatory certificates.

  • Seafarer medical fitness certificate.

  • A copy of the passport (and residence if working in the territorial waters).

  • Seafarer ID.

  • A copy of the navigation license.

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.

  • 5

    Obtain the service.

Expected Time

  • One Working Day

Service Fees

  • 200 AED - 300 AED based on profession.

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
  • Delay fee if the license is not renewed within 60 days from the date of its expiry, 50 AED for each month, with a maximum of 200 AED

Target Audience

  • Government Entities
  • Business Sector

Service Channels

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



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User guide

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