FAROESE RECOGNITION OF FOREIGN CERTIFICATES
A foreign officer wishing to apply for a Faroese flag state endorsement (recognition certificate) will have to contact a Faroese shipping company or its representative in his or her own country.
An application to the Faroese Maritime Authority for a recognition certificate will need to be endorsed by such a company indicating a promise for engagement on board the company’s ships.
Aplication Form: for Recognition Certificate
Guidance: on proceedures, when applying for Recognition Certificate
Requirements: The list of requirements when applying for Faroese Recognition Certificate
Checklist: The checklist with overview of neccesary documents for the application
Requirements: for Cooks. The list of requirements when applying for Faroese Recognition Ceryificate.
When contacting the Faroese shipping company or its representative, the foreign officer will need to present his or her certificates of competency in original form and proof of identity (passport or seafarer's discharge book).
Furthermore, it is strongly recommended to present proof of completed maritime education and training and seagoing service.
The company will be in possession of an application form to be used when applying to the Faroese Maritime Authority and will also provide information about further procedures that will need to be followed in the application process. The shipping company may require further documentation and information.
Recoqnized countries which have an agreement with Denmark/Faroe Islands on recognition of certificates of competency.
Course in Faroese law