Health Requirements - Seafarers - different countries

International guidelines (under revision)

Guidelines for Conducting Pre-sea and Periodic Medical Fitness Examinations of Seafarers


Norwegian Regulations


Doctors approved by Norway for issuing health certificates to seafarers



Body of Appeal (Norway)

According to §16 in the Norwegian regulations (see link above) the board of appeal shall consist of 3 members: one medical (maritime) doctor, one representative from one of the seafarers’ unions, and one representative from the Norwegian Maritime Directorate. The leader is presently the director of NCMM Alf Magne Horneland.

  • Guidelines for appeal can be found here:


  • Contact

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Swedish Regulations


French Regulations:


German Regulations


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