The procedure to apply or renew the port limit manning licence for the harbour craft manning crew.
All certificated crew working on board a harbour craft are required to possess a valid Port Limit Manning Licence. There are different types of Manning Licences:
New applications - Application for new manning licence has to be made within One year from passing the examination. Thereafter, applicant has to retake the examination.
Renewals - The manning licence must be renewed before its expiry. If the licence is renewed after the expiry, the holder is required to revalidate by taking the relevant refresher course conducted by the recognised training centre. The licence will only be renewed with the Certificate of Attendance issued by the training centre.
Please submit the following to the One-Stop Document Centre (OSDC) for new applications and renewals:
Contribution to Medisave for Self-Employed Persons
For application or renewal of licences, self-employed applicants must ensure that they have contributed to their medisave accounts as required by CPF board. For more information on the Medisave for the Self-Employed Scheme or to check the Medisave payment status for licence application or renewal, please logon to the CPF website at http://www.cpf.gov.sg/.
With effect from 31 August 2010, Singaporeans and Permanent Residents will be issued a harbour craft manning licence with lifetime validity.
|Revised Licence Fee||Loss, Replacement, Upgrade of qualifications||Changes to Name, Passport Number and/or Company Name||Remarks|
|Singaporeans and Permanent Residents||$20.00||$10.00||$20.00||Lifetime Validity. Holders aged 60 years or older are still required to submit medical certificate of fitness annually to maintain lifetime validity.|
|Foreigners||$20.00||$10.00||$20.00||Validity is tied to expiry date of Certificate of endorsement or work permit.|
Non-Singaporean deck and engine officers holding valid manning licence are permitted for deployment on board harbour craft under same ownership, operator and ship manager subject to the following conditions:-a) The deck/engine officers must be qualified to operate the harbour craft;b) All craft must maintain the minimum manning requirements at all times; andc) The transfer should not result in fatigue to the deck/engine officers and should not exceed the maximum number of working hours per week as specified by the MOM.
Contact information and opening hours of OSDC
MPA One-Stop-Document Centre (OSDC)7A Keppel Road #01-26
Tanjong Pagar Complex Singapore 089054
Tel No: (65) 6325 2373 Fax: (65) 6325 2376
Monday to Thursday - 8:00am to 5:30pm
Friday – 8:00am to 5:00pm
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays
Closed for lunch from 1.00pm to 2.00pm on weekdays