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MARINA DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS
CHIEF MATE

  1. Accomplished CM Licensure Examination Form.

  2. Birth certificate showing that the candidate is not less than 20 years of age (PSA authenticated)

  3. Approved seagoing service, for a period of:
    1. For Class I*
    1. not less than 12 months as OIC-NW on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more, or
  4. 2. For Class II*
    1. holder of valid COC as OIC-NW on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more, and approved seagoing service as such (no minimum duration); and
    3. In addition, the following requirements must be submitted under the following circumstances:
    1. If the approved seagoing service for Class I or Class II is beyond 5 years ago, proof of passing the theoretical examination for OIC-NW 500 GT and above (based on STCW Circular 2014-8, Annex 1), compliant with the STCW 2010 Amendments, under Regulations II/2.2.1 and II/2.4.1;
    2. If applying for Class I, but the approved seagoing service as OIC-NW is on ships between 500 and 3,000 gross tonnage only, an approved specialized training program in “Maneuvering and Handling a Ship 3,000 gross tonnage and above”.
    4. The above approved seagoing service may not be substituted with other types of approved service, as those equivalents may be allowed only for Revalidation of Certificate of Competency.
  5. Valid Medical Certificate, which shall not be more than 2 years from the date of issuance, from DOH-accredited clinic/hospital with QSS in place, in accordance with Regulation I/9 of the STCW Convention.

  6. Proof of successful completion of the approved MLCD.

  7. Current Certificate of Registration (Board Certificate or License)

  8. Unexpired Certificate of Competency and Endorsement

  9. Seaman’s Identification Record Book (SIRB)


NOTE:
  • *Class I - means a Master or Chief Mate who is qualified and certificated for seagoing ships of Unlimited Tonnage, under the STCW Convention.
  • **Class II - means a Chief Mate who is qualified and certificated for seagoing ships not exceeding 3,000 gross tonnage, under the STCW Convention.
  • MLCD - Management Level Course - Deck
  • MHEI - Maritime Higher Education Institutions
  • QSS - Quality Standard System