Issuance of Maritime Cook Islands Licenses / Application Procedure
Assessment for the rank and upgrade of rank of competence is evaluated and approved based on seafarer documents and sea service experience.
After evaluation of presented documents, process of assessment completed (evaluation of competence), confirmation of issuance from the administration and payment of
relevant fees, Certificate of competency (COC) and seaman’s book will be issued.
COOK ISLANDS ( CI ) COC is IMO white flag and documents are issued in English language and according to IMO, STCW regulations.
In order to proceed with evaluation and approval for issuance of CI COC we need to receive scan -copies of the following required documents by email.
Filled out Poseidon Maritime Academy ( PMA) application form (with signature). Application Forms
Valid International passport copy. Please scan only pages showing personal data and signature.
Digital Photo in colour passport size with clear White Background (in high resolution).
Valid Medical Fitness Certificate on Cook Islands form- may be send once your case is approved by the administration. According to MLC 2006 or STCW/ ILO.
If you do not have it please use Application Forms
Copy of the seaman book with sea service pages
Valid License / Certificate of Competency issued by a certified state listed on the website (CoC)
CoC and its Verification of authenticity from the issuing maritime administration or SB or discharge book for ratings.
CoP and its Verification of authenticity from the issuing maritime administration
Course Certificate / Certificate of Attendance
Continuous discharge book, or seaman’s book showing experience: periods served, capacity, tonnage / Kw of the ship.
Sea service record / experience letter/s / Sea service can be a letter from employing company
A letter of intent addressed to the administration. Draft of letter will be provided upon your request.
For more information on how to apply for Cook Islands Certificate of Competence, Seaman Book and Upgrade of rank course and applicable tariffs please contact
our office at: firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com