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ENDORSEMENTS FROM PANAMA

ENDORSEMENTS OF SEAFARERS CERTIFICATES FROM PANAMA FLAG ADMINISTRATION

Panama ships are subject to the provisions  in accordance  with the  STCW 78/95/2010 Convention concerning the competency of officers and seamen.

There are no restrictions imposed on the nationality of the master, officers and crew engaged on Panama ships.

Usually it takes one-two working days to obtain a temporary certificate (CT) valid for 3 months. Panama administration will provide you an Endorsement with the same capacity, function, level, limitation and validity of the National Certificate of Competency attached to the application for Panamanian Endorsement. The national document must be issued by the maritime authority of a country within the white list published by the International Maritime Organization.

To receive Panamanian Endorsement you shall submit the copies of the below documents and send them to our e-mailstcw@flagadmin.com:

  • Application form
  • National COC
  • National Endorsement
  • National GMDSS + Endorsement (If applicable)
  • Seaman's Book
  • Travel Passport
  • Medical Certificate (Regulation I/9)
  • Record of Sea Service - for Ratings
  • Basic Security Training VI/1 - for Ratings
  • Ship Security Officer certificate (if applicable)
  • Ship Security Awareness (VI/6-1) - for Ratings
  • Designated Security Duties (VI/6-2)
  • Colored photo

Upon receiving of readable copies of documents and payment, the CT will be issued. The full term Certificate of Endorsement will be issued upon receiving COC verification by the country of origin within 3 month from the date of issuance of CT.

For fee and other inquiries concerning issuance of flag documents for seafarers, please contact our STCW department: