August 16, 2021

Deck and Engine Officers Licence

License for deck and engine officers onboard vessels operating in Abu Dhabi waters
Main Service

Commercial vessel certification

Steps and procedures for applying the service
  1. Complete application form (online)
  2. Pay the prescribed fee
  3. Attach below documents:
  • Valid UAE ID
  • Seafarers Medical Fitness Certificate (from the competent authority)
  • Certificate of Good Conduct and Behaviour (from the competent authority)
  • Copy of the work contract with the ship’s owner/ operator
  • Coloured personal photo
  • Valid – Certificate of Competency, issued under the provisions of the STCW 1978 as amended with
    FTA Endorsement
The following STCW short courses:
  • Fire Prevention and Firefighting
  • Personal Surviving Techniques
  • Elementary First Aid
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities
The following certificates:
  • Global Maritime Distress and Safety System Certificate – GMDSS
  • Electronic Chart Display and Identification System Certificate (ECDIS)
  • Bridge Team Management Certificate – BTM
Cost of the Service


The number of visits to obtain the service