Barbados Maritime Administration issues endorsements to Officers only. Endorsed are diplomas issued under the provisions of the 1978 STCW Convention. To obtain an endorsement / seaman's passport, applicants must submit copies of the following documents:
Upon receipt of readable document copies and payment, provisional certificate valid for 3 months is issued. Permanent endorsement will be issued within period of 3 months depending on verification of certificate.
For fee and other inquiries concerning issuance of flag documents for seafarers, please contact our STCW department: