Notice of Eligibility

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Application for an Examination:

  • The Ghana Maritime Examinations Board shall conduct all examinations.
  • All applications for examinations for a certificate of competency should be sent to:

         The Director General
         Ghana Maritime Authority
         Ministries Post Office
         PMB 34, ACCRA.

  • Applicants are advised to submit applications by hand or use the Registered Mail Service of the Postal Service.
  • Application Forms may be obtained from the Ghana Maritime Authority.
  • Candidates for examination should apply for a Notice of Eligibility as follows:
    • Not later than 30 days before the date of the examination to be taken, the completed application form, the examination fee and supporting documentation should be sent by hand or by post to the address in paragraph (5.1.1.2).
    • The GMA will only accept an application if the candidate has satisfactorily completed the initial training and/or the qualifying seagoing service requirements for the class of certificate applied for.
  • CANDIDATES ARE ADVISED TO ENSURE AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE THAT THEY WILL BE CAPABLE OF MEETING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ISSUE OF A MEDICAL FITNESS CERTIFICATE. FAILURE TO OBTAIN SUCH A CERTIFICATE WILL MEAN THAT THE CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCYOR ENDORSEMENT CANNOT BE ISSUED.
  • When a candidate's application has been approved a NOTICE OF ELIGIBILITY shall be issued. This notice will specify any exemptions or subjects previously passed, it will also authorise the candidate's admission to the written and oral parts of the examination as appropriate.
  • To apply for re-examination in the event of failure, the Notice of Eligibility together with a fresh application and the appropriate fee should be sent by hand or post to the Examination Unit of the Ghana Maritime Authority, when a new Notice of Eligibility will be issued.
  • When the oral and ALL the necessary written examinations have been passed, the Administration shall issue the appropriate Certificate of Competency.  

 

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