- Marine Safety and Security
- Group 1: Service Standards for Pleasure Craft
- Group 2: Service Standards for Cargo and Port State Control Inspections
- Group 3: Service Standards for Marine Personnel Programs
- Group 4: Service Standards for Navigable Waters Protection Program
- Group 5: Service Standards for vessel registration, inspection and certification
- The program assesses the qualifications and experience of seafarers who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada, who have made an application, and whose evaluation is rated against the Marine Personnel Regulations and related procedures.
- The program maintains records on all seafarers who have been assessed for direct entry, for a period of one year.
- Assessment of qualifications and experience
Initial assessment – 35 working days after receipt of complete application if all the prerequisites are met
Final assessment – 260 working days after receipt of complete application if all the prerequisites are met
The target for achieving this standard is set at 75%.
Information management systems and data registers are being developed to successfully report on performance by FY 2016-17.
The applicant must schedule an appointment with a Transport Canada Marine Safety and Security Examination Centre and complete the applicable forms. These service centres can be found at http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/regions.htm
The service result may be appealed by writing to the Director, Marine Personnel Standards & Pilotage.
Comments, suggestions and concerns may be shared at the following address:
Marine Personnel Standards and Pilotage
330 Sparks St., 8th Floor
Tower C, Place de ville
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N8
Facsimile: (613) 990-1538
For more information:
- Marine Training, Examination and Certification
- Government-Wide Forward Regulatory Plans
- Cabinet Directive on Regulatory Management
- Red Tape Reduction Action Plan
- Canada–United States Regulatory Cooperation Council
- Regulatory Services and Quality Assurance
- Contacting Marine Safety