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Certificates, Publications, and Letters

Apply for Minimum Big Vessel Safe Manning Certificate

  • Fees- QR 500
  • Last Updated 11 Jan, 2021
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Hybrid (Online and Offline)
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Transport and Communications
  • Service Classification : G2C, G2B
  • Topic : Transportation, Visas and Official Documents
Intended Audience
Visitor:Business Owner
Citizen:Business Owner

Service Description

Companies may submit a request online on the website of the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) to obtain the minimum safe manning certificate of the big vessels. It is a certificate issued for Qatari vessels based on its type, size, and area of navigation. The company has to offer a suggestion for the number of persons that the vessel is certified to carry.

Online Instructions

  • Select “Safe Manning Certificate” service from the “Big Vessels” list, available under Maritime Transport services, and click on the “Apply” button.
  • Enter your username and password if you were previously registered in the National Authentication System.
  • Enter the required data, and attach the following documents:
  • 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 and submit your request.

Offline Instructions

  • Download and fill out the paper form.
  • Submit the documents mentioned above to Planning and Maritime Transport Licenses Department at MOTC.

Service Center

Planning and Maritime Transport Licenses Department at MOTC (Check Google Maps).


QR 500

Additional Information

You may check the service information page on MOTC website.

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