GMDSS Endorsement is issued to non-Norwegian citizens who holds an ROC og GOC and serves as deck officer on Norwegian vessels. Telenor Kystradio is delegated authority from the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, to issue endorsement as well as radio operators certificates.
Please fill in the application below to apply for endorsement.
Please be aware of the following;
- The endorsement should be in accordance with the applicants radio operator certificate (refer to STCW-convention with amandments, rule I/2)
- Telenor Kystradio may only issue endorsement to persons from countries the Norwegian Maritime Authority has made bilateral agreements with (see here for more information).
- The information given in the application form must be correct in order to achieve the endorsement.
- A fee is charged when endorsement is issued. Invoice is generated based on the information given in the application form. Telenor Kystradio will not issue an endorsement based on incorrect invoice information.
- The endorsement will have the same expiry date as the applicants radio operators certificate.
- The endorsement is only valid together with the original radio operator certificate
Please note: When issued, the endorsement is only sent pr e-mail to the e-mail address given in the form below. The endorsement should be printed out by the receiver and should be kept together with the GMDSS certificate. Also bear in mind that expected endorsement processing time is 3 weeks.