In five years preceding the date of application for revalidation. [Service (other than sea service) in marine related industry as equivalent to sea service] This has to be available on the date of application for revalidation.
[3 months of "Approved seagoing service" in Supernumerary Capacity performing functions appropriate to the certificate held (On dispensation after expiry of CoC)] This has to be undertaken after expiry of their CoC.
The candidates, who have opted for sailing in Supernumerary capacity performing functions appropriate to the certificate held, will have to take special permission from the Directorate and will need to forward the employer's letter showing willingness to employ them onboard. The fees as applicable for dispensation (DGS fee structure) should be paid in form of draft drawn in favor of "Directorate General of Shipping, Mumbai". The fees will have to be paid at the time of Dispensation application. The application is to be made by the company to DGS, along with application of candidate. 2b1af7f3a8