Seafarer certification (SeaCert)

Information for seafarers about certification, moving into SeaCert, recognition of foreign certificates, training and career progression.

Making an MLC complaint

You can now “ring-fence” some tickets.

Maritime New Zealand ©2017
A 60 second guide to ring-fencing

Read about ring-fencing

Contact us for more help

If you have any questions about seafarer certification, please contact our Personnel Certification team.


New Zealand (toll free):
0508 SEACERT or 0508 732 237

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Tell us what you need help with and remember to include your contact details (email address and phone numbers).

SeaCert search

Verification tool

Use this tool to verify seafarers tickets

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SeaCert background

Read about the background of SeaCert and its aims to provide competency-based systems that better suit seafarers in NZ.

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