MARINOs, Worry No More! MARINA’s Seafarers Certification System is Now Online
Writer/Researcher: Keina Rae Sabay
As a seafarer, you will encounter so many application processes and documentary requirements in your whole career. Submitting requirements can be a chore, especially if you live in the province. YES, MARINA is already implementing the Seafarer Certification System (SCS) which allows submission of documents online. This means you don’t have to brave long lines every time you need to submit documents to MARINA.
What is the Marina Seafarers Certification System (SCS)?
MARINA STCW Office developed the Seafarers Certification System (SCS) to provide an online system for the processing of seafaring papers. This is a centralized system that can be accessed by seafarers, METIs (Maritime Education and Training Institutes), medical clinics, manning agencies, and instructors/assessors. Having an online system makes it easier for everyone in the industry to monitor and process applications of seafarers.
Registration is free, and can easily be done on a computer with internet connection.
How to register
Before you can upload your documentary requirements, you have to create an online account and secure your Seafarer’s Registration Number (SRN). Here’s how: