1. Accomplished OIC-NW Licensure Examination Form.

  2. Birth certificate showing that the candidate is not less than 18 years of age (PSA authenticated)

  3. Approved seagoing service on ships of 500gt or more of:
    1. Not less than 12 months as part of an approved education and training program, as Deck Cadet, Deck Apprentice, or otherwise as a trainee for certification as OIC-NW; OR
    2. Not less than 36 months in the deck department; (ex. Bosun, AB, OS, Deck Boy)

  4. Approved Training Record Book (TRB) as proof of onboard training that meets the requirements of Section A-II/1 of the STCW Code, if in compliance with 3.2;

  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. Current Certificate of Registration (Board Certificate or License)

  7. Transcript of records with S.O. Number, from an accredited MHEI, as proof of successful completion of the approved education and training program that meets the standard of competence specified in Section A-II/1 of the STCW Code, or as otherwise approved by the Administration.

  8. Seaman’s Identification Record Book (SIRB)

  9. Notarized Crewlist from the vessel stamped by the Philippine Coast Guard (for Domestic Trade only)

WARNING: Submission of fake / fraudulent documentary requirements may be administratively and criminally liable.