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Assessments, Amendments and Accreditations

Request Preliminary Approval for Sailors' Training Centers Certification

  • Last Updated 29 Jun, 2022
  • Service Type : Offline Service
  • Service Mode : Offline
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Transport
  • Service Classification : G2C, G2B
  • Topic : Education and Training, Employment and Workplace
Intended Audience
Citizen: Business Owner, Employee
Resident: Employee

Service Description

Companies and individuals may submit a request to Maritime Transport Planning and Licensing Department, at the Ministry of Transport (MOT), to obtain the preliminary approval for the certification of training centers and institutes that provide sailors and sea workers with specialized and technical courses.

Offline Instructions

  • A letter on the request for preliminary approval shall be submitted to the department director.
  • A specialized team studies the request and checks the attached documents, certificates and previous experiences of staffs working in training centers.
  • The headquarters of centers and institutes will be checked to ensure whether these headquarters, classrooms, workshops and support equipment are well equipped.  
  • Types, titles and periods of courses will be determined and surveyed. 

Service Center

MOT Maritime Transport Planning and Licensing Department

Additional Information

  • You can check the service information page on MOT website and procedures of this service
  • After fulfilling all required conditions in the centers and institutes, the subject matter will be escalated to issue a preliminary approval for activity. Moreover, visits and checkups of these centers will conducted, particularly during first year and constantly. 
  • This service takes about 2 weeks to be completed.
  • After filling the application form and meeting all conditions and requirements, please send them via the Maritime Transport Planning and Licensing Department email address:    
  • You can also use the Maritime Transport Planning and Licensing "WhatsApp" service on (+974) 30070703 for general inquiries. Any personal information will not be disclosed and the confidentiality of data will be maintained, since this service has been designed for handling general inquiries instantly.

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