Issuance of Panama national licenses (COC)
Issuance of Panama national licenses (COC)

Please note that according to new policy The Panama Maritime Authority do not cary out assessments and do not issue new Panama COC anymore.
However, please note that as per published circulars in force Panama will proceed with Renewals of Panama COC for those officers who’s already possess Panama COC and fulfil all requirements.

To proceed with renewal of Panama COC please send us the following scan copies by email.
1.Filled out application form only with name, surname and rank requested; insert your signature with black ink, and scanned color copy  photograph (in high resolution jpeg format with minimum resolution of 600 pixels).
2.Valid passport copy. Please scan only two pages showing personal data.
3.Valid Medical Fitness Certificate: According to MLC 2006 or STCW/ ILO. If you do not have it please use MLC 2006 form.
4.Panama COC to be renewed. Panama SSO license or DSD endorsement course (if still valid).
5.Panama Seaman’s book: Only first page showing your data and pages showing sea service experience.
You may send also other nationality SB / DC with sea service record.
6.Experience letter/s: Indicating at least one year of sea service showing periods served, capacity, tonnage and KW of the ship.

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