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Certificates, Publications, and Letters

Apply for Minimum Big Vessel Safe Manning Certificate

  • Fees- QR 500
  • Last Updated 25 Aug, 2022
  • Service Type : Offline Service
  • Service Mode : Offline
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Transport
  • Service Classification : G2B
  • Topic : Business and Finance, Transportation, Visas and Official Documents
Intended Audience
Visitor: Business Owner
Citizen: Business Owner

Service Description

Companies may submit a request to the Ministry of Transport (MOT) to obtain the minimum safe manning certificate of the big vessels. It is a certificate issued for Qatari vessels based on their types, sizes, and area of navigation. A company has to provide a manning suggestion on the number of crew on board, including seamen, navigation officers and marine engineers. This is in order that the competent department will review the submitted manning suggestion to know whether it is appropriate or not.

Offline Instructions

  • Download and fill out the paper form.
  • Submit the following documents to Maritime Transport Department: 
    • Official letter from the company addressed to the department's director
    • Copy of the vessel registration certificate issued by the department
    • Any exemption certificate issued for the vessel by the department
  • Pay the appropriate fees. 

Service Center

Maritime Transport Department at MOT.


QR 500

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