In one of our previous article, we talked about GMDSS GOC Renewal Process, we got positive responses from our readers and were asked to write an article about how to do the DC Endorsement form MMD india So, here it goes:
1.Log in to e- governance page on DGShipping Website
2. Log in to seafarer profile by entering details on a top left section of e-governance page. If you are not registered then please register first before applying for DC Endorsement. Registration is required for all services related to MMD/ DGShipping.
3.Click on the “COC, DC Endorsement, gmdss Radio Operator”section as shown in below picture.
4. Click on the options on left hand top corner of the next page( As Shown in below picture)
5. After you click on the above option you will be guided to an application page, fill up the details on application page in section “Personal Details”. Some of the data is from the INDOS Database and the same cannot be changed by you. In case you have found any discrepancy in this section please contact INDOS Cell to correct the same.
6. After pressing “Continue” you will be guided to below page to fill up the address where and mode of receiving the ENDORSEMENT. Carefully select the option of BY HAND or by POST as this cannot be changed once you have applied.
7. On Clicking the “Continue” in the above page you will be directed next page” MODULAR COURSES”.
Fill in the details of course as per your DC requirement ie; TASCO forOil DC
8. Next section you will need to fill up the details of sea service. Fill up the details of last ship first and then keep adding the old sea service. Minimum 3 months of Sea Service in Last 5 Years is required to Get DC.
9. Next page will show you the Fees, just click ” Continue” you will be directed to
Normally the Fees is not an issue for the Seafarer but the problem starts if you know some data is wrong in your application it will get reflected in your endorsement and the procedure to get it rectified is very tiring and will involve some visits to MMD.
10.After making the payment of Fees option for uploading documentswill be available. Please upload all documents as per list below.
Photographhas to be in whiteor light background. JPG images only can be uploaded.
Similarly scanned signature should as per format shown below:
11. The Process of getting the DC is very easy now and without visiting the MMD. Normally you can see the status of application changed to“APPROVED” WITHIN 2 working days and it will take about 7 days to get your endorsement to be delivered at your home or you can collect the ENDORSEMENT from MMD after 1 day since status is changed to APPROVED.