August 16, 2021

Seamen Ratings Licence

License for seamen (ratings) for 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)
  • The following STCW short courses (issued under the provisions of the international convention on
    standards of training certification and watch keeping for seafarers 1978 as amended):
  • Fire Prevention and Firefighting
  • Personal Surviving Techniques
  • Elementary First Aid
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities
  • Proof of experience and qualifications required under STCW Code Section A-II/5 – Chapter II
Cost of the Service


The number of visits to obtain the service