All Officers serving onboard Cook Islands vessels must have their National Certificates of Competency endorsed for recognition by the Cook Islands Flag as set out by STCW 78, as amended.

Applications for Flag State Endorsement are to be submitted electronically for processing to the STCW Certification Manager via email or to the Deputy Registrar of the vessel.

For efficient processing of the application, please ensure that the application form is completed and submitted along with copies of the required documents, as prescribed by Section 9 of the application form.

For further assistance or information, please contact the STCW Certification Manager.