Discharge book and certificates

As a seafarer, you must hold specific certificates and have completed specific education and training.

Below, you can inter alia read how to apply for a discharge book, how to acquire a certificate of competency and how and when to attend medical care courses

Discharge book

Discharge books are used to documents seafarers' seagoing service. If you want a discharge book in order to document your seagoing service, you can apply here.

Discharge book

Seagoing services

See how to register your seagoing service.

Seagoing services

STCW Refresher requirements

Read more about STCW refresher requirements for seafares. 

STCW Refresher requirements

Certificate of competency

Read more about the issue of certificate of competency, radio certificates and health certificates - and apply. 

Certificate of competency
My first certificate of competency

Certificate of proficiency

Read more about certificate of proficiency and apply online. 

Certificate of proficiency

Certificate of recognition

Certificates of recognition are issued by the Danish Maritime Authority on the basis of the seafarer's foreign certificate of competency. Read more about that here. 

Certificate of recognition

Verify STCW certificate

Verify STCW certificate on this page. 

Verify STCW certificate

Re-acquisition of certificate

If you as a seafarer need to re-acquire your certificate of proficiency or certificate of competencye for tankers, you will find instructions here.

Re-acquisition of certificate

Seafarers on Danish ships

See number of seafarers registered in the Danish International Ship Register.

Seafarers on Danish ships
Historic figures for seafarers on Danish ships

 

Digital certificates for seafarers

See number of seafarers registered in the Danish International Ship Register.

Digital certificates for seafarers
Historic figures for seafarers on Danish ships