Extension of the Validity of STCW certificates

This is to inform you of the latest MARINA advisory regarding the EXTENSION OF THE VALIDITY OF STCW certificates:

All STCW certificates of Filipino seafarers currently serving onboard ships that have expired or are expiring during the period 01 July 2020 to 31 July 2020 shall be extended for a period of six (6) months from the date of expiry without the need to file for an application at the MARINA.

All concerned manning/crewing agencies and shipping companies are hereby directed to immediately submit to the MARINA the list of their crew member/s whose validity of STCW certificate/s has been extended pursuant to this Advisory.

An electronic copy of the said information shall be submitted via email at certificate_extension@mail.marina.gov.ph following the template provided.