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Revalidation of a GMDSS – GOC Issued by Singapore IDA

General Guidelines

The following information is provided as general guidance only. For details you are required to
consult IDA Singapore:

1.  The Information – Communications Authority of Singapore (IDA Singapore) will undertake
revalidation of GMDSS-GOC issued by IDA Singapore only. (Note: For GMDSS-GOC
issued by other authorities, the holder will need to consult the relevant issuing authority).
Re-validation may be arranged by post. 

2. No bridging/refresher training is required, if the holder has had on-going sea service of at least
12 months since date of issue of the GMDSS-GOC (evidenced by Discharge Book records).
For evidence of any other service/experience, IDA Singapore’s advice will be needed to be obtained.

 3. Every candidate applying for a revalidation will be required to complete a ‘Re-validation Form’ which can be obtained from IDA Singapore. Please contact:

Serene Foo
Executive, Licensing
Administrative Office
IDA Singapore
10 Pasir Panjang Road
#10-01 Mapletree Business City
Singapore 117438
Tel: 6211 1734
Fax: 6659 2503

4. Normally the following will be required to be submitted with the application form:
    a) Two(2) recent passport-size photographs.
    b) Current GMDSS-GOC issued by IDA Singapore.
    c) Copy of Report of Medical check-up (within 6 months from date of application)
    d) Copy of Discharge Book (CDC) showing evidence of sea –service
    e) Administrative Fee of SGD10.00. 
Note: Originals will need to be sighted by IDA Singapore. Overseas applicants will need to