Skip Navigation Link

For whom are you looking for services?


  • Student Visitor
  • Tourist Visitor
  • Business Owner Visitor


  • Parent Citizen
  • Business Owner Citizen
  • Employee Citizen


  • Parent Resident
  • Employee Resident
Now explore services 10x faster. Is this easy to understand?

Is this easy to understand?

Close Button
Certificates, Publications & Letters

Request Maritime Certificate of Competency Endorsement for Big Vessels

  • Fees- QR 250
  • Last Updated 11 Jan, 2021
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Hybrid (Online and Offline)
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Transport
  • Service Classification : G2B
  • Topic : Transportation
Intended Audience
Citizen: Parent, Business Owner, Employee


Companies may submit a request online on the website of the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) to issue and renew endorsement certificates of the competency certificates held by staffs on Qatari big vessels, namely civil captains, engineers and communication officers.

Online Instructions

  • Select “Application for CoC Endorsement” 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
  • Appropriate certificate of competency
  • GMDSS Endorsement (if any)
  • Copy of the certificate and license of service on oil and gas tankers (if any)
  • Medical fitness certificate for seamen
  • Copy of marine permit and evidence of sea service
  • Two colored, new personal photos

  • Pay the appropriate fees and submit your request.

Offline Instructions

  • Download and fill out the paper form.
  • Submit the documents mentioned above to MOTC Reception to complete the process.

Service Center

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


QR 250

Additional Information

  • The company’s stamp and the authorized person’s signature should be available on the application form and attachments.
  • You can check the service information page on MOTC website.

Was this service helpful?