Accreditation of Shipping Companies under MC No. 33A, as Amended

  1. Letter of Application, including list of Incorporators, Directors and Principal Officers (supported by their bio-data, showing shipping or shipping-related experience or expertise)
  2. For Corporations – Certification of Registration with SEC, duly supported by the Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws, reflecting overseas shipping business as the primary purpose.
    For Joint Venture (with foreign equity of not more than 40%) – Certification of Registration with BOI.
  3. SEC (Appraiser’s and Examiner’s Dept.) Certification on the required Paid-up Capital (only if the AOI does not reflected the same)
  4. In case of Affiliated Companies, Management Contract
  5. Personal Information Sheet or Bio-Data of Principal Officers with pictures

Accreditation of Shipping Companies under MC No. 9

  1. Letter of Application, including list of Incorporators, Directors and Principal Officers (supported by their bio-data, showing shipping or shipping-related experience or expertise)
  2. For Corporation/Partnerships – Certificate of Registration with SEC, supported by the AOI and By-Laws

Bareboat Charter

  1. Letter of Application, including request for endorsement to DFA for the issuance of PCPR (if necessary)
  2. Bareboat charter party, duly signed (with names of the signatories printed)
  3. Assignment of Bank Deposit (if applicable)
  4. Duly notarized Resolution of the company’s Board of Directors, certified by the Board Secretary, authorizing the filing of the application and designating the officials/authorized representatives to represent the applicant-company)
  5. Consent to the bareboat charter registration in the Philippine by the State of original registry
  6. Certificate of Good Standing of the registered owners
  7. Notarized Power of Attorney or Board Resolution authorizing the signatory to the bareboat charter party to act as such in behalf of the registered owners
  8. Valid Certificate of Vessel Registry
  9. For New Buildings
    1. Builder’s Certificate
    2. Certification from the classification society that the vessel was constructed in accordance with the standards/rules and regulations of the classification society
      Additional Requirements
      FOR BAREBOAT SUB-CHARTER APPLICATIONS: (ADDITIONAL)
  10. Consent of the registered owners to the bareboat sub-charter arrangement
  11. Power of Attorney or Board Resolution authorizing the person who issued the consent to act as such in behalf of the registered owner
  12. Certificate of Good Standing
  13. Certificate of Encumbrance/Non-encumbrance
  14. In case the vessel is encumbered, non-objection of the mortgage to the agreement

Extension of ship's Philippine bare boat charter registration for less than one (1) year/cvr

1. Letter of Application
2. Registered owner’s consent to the extension

Ship’s Importation Under Republic Act (RA) 7471

  1. Letter of Application, including request for endorsement to DFA for the issuance of PCPR (if necessary)
  2. Resolution of the Board of Directors, certified by the Board Secretary, authorizing the filing of the application and designating the officials/authorized representatives to represent the applicant
  3. Valid Certificate of Vessel’s Registry
  4. Latest Certificate of Good Standing (in English) of the registered owners
  5. Board Resolution of the registered owner/seller, authorizing the sale of the vessel and designating the officials/authorized representatives to represent the registered owners/seller. The resolution must be notarized in the State where the document was issued/executed and verified/authenticated by Philippine Embassy/Consulate concerned
  6. Memorandum of Agreement executed by and between the parties concerned
  7. Pro-forma loan agreement, if any

Ship's Construction Under (RA) 7471

  1. Letter of Application
  2. Resolution of the company’s Board of Directors, certified by the Board Secretary, authorizing the filing of the application and designating the officials/authorized representatives to represent the applicant-company
  3. Notarized Shipbuilding Contract (if executed in a foreign country, the contract must be in English language, or a certified translation thereof in the English language, and verified/authenticated by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate concerned)
  4. If the vessel is to be constructed in the Philippines, a breakdown of the Bill of Materials indicating therein the items to be imported by the applicant and the imported items to be supplied by local suppliers and for which Suppliers Tax Credit will be claimed
  5.  The proposed General Arrangement and Capacity Plans, as approved by recognized classification society
  6. Proposed vessel’s specification
  7. Copies of quotation from at least three (3) foreign shipbuilders if the vessel is for construction abroad, and three (3) local shipbuilders if the vessel is to be constructed in the Philippines

Permanent Conversion of Owned Ship's Trading Status From Domestic To Overseas

1. Letter on Application

Special Permit Authorizing Domestic Ships to engage in International Voyages

  1. Letter of Application
  2. Crew list indicating number and validity of STCW certificates (for international trade) of the officers/crew required to be certificated
  3. Ship documents, as applicable
  • Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate
  • Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate
  • Cargo Ship Safety Radio/Telephony Certificate
  • International Loadline Certificate
  • International Tonnage Certificate
  • Exemption Certificate
  • Manning Certificate
  • Passenger Ship Safety Certificate
  • Document of Compliance and Safety Management Certificate
  • Cargo Securing Manual
  • Global Maritime Distress Safety System
  • Certificate of Fitness

Deletion of Ships from Philippine Registry

  1. Letter of Application
  2. Registered owner’s consent to the deletion
  3. Full payment of 4.5% withholding tax for company’s last ship
  4. For vessel’s acquired under RA 7471
  • Board Resolution certified by the Board Secretary, approving the filing of the application and stating the reason thereof
  • Firm offer to purchase ship at scrap value (if any)
  • Proof that the ship has been offered for sale to Philippine shipping enterprises through shipping associations for at least sixty (60) days

Re-Deletion of Ships from Philippine Registry

1. Letter of Application
2. Registered owner’s consent to the postponement of deletion

Deletion of Ships (Acquired under RA 7471

1. Letter of Application

Amendment of MARINA Approval

1. Letter of Application

Endorsement of Authorized Agents Bank (AAB) or the Monetary Authority for Foreign Exchange Requirements of Shipping Companies under RA 7471

1. Letter of Application

Endorsement to DOF for Availment of SUppliers Tax Credit under RA 7471

1. Letter of Application

Endorsement to BIR for the Issuance of Certificate of Income Tax Excemption under RA 7471

1. Letter of Application
2. Resolution of the Board of Directors, certified by the Board Secretary, authorizing the filing of the application and designating the officials/authorized representatives to represent the Applicant

Importation Of Spare Parts under RA 7471

1. Letter of Application
2. Pro-forma Invoice

Employment of Expatriate officer/Supernumerary on Board under PD 1711

1. Letter of Application
2. Employment Contract

Renewal/Extension of Validity of Authority to Acquire Ship

1. Letter of Application

Change of Ship's Name

1. Letter of Application

Reservation of Ship's Name

1. Letter of Application

Amendment of any provision of chapter contract under PD 760/866/1711

1. Letter of Intent
2. Addendum to the Charter Contract

Accreditation of Ship's under M.O No.6

1. Letter of Application
2. Indorsement of FSA

Issuance of Authority to Export Ship

1. Letter of Application
2. Proof that the ship has been offered for sale to Philippine shipping enterprises through the shipping associations for at least sixty (60) days
3. Resolution on the applicant’s Board of Director, certified by the Board’s Secretary, approving the filing of the application and stating the reasons therefor
4. Board Resolution for scrapping purposes (if applicable) under RA 7471

Extension of Validity of Period of MARINA Approval on BareBoat Chartering Projects/Importation

1. Letter of Application

Change of Original Registry of Bareboat Chartered Ship

1. Letter of Application
2. Certificate of Registry
3. Consent form the state of original registry.
4. Addendum to the bareboat charter agreement

Amendment of Special Permit

1. Letter of Application

Endorsement to department of Finance for Exemption From import Duties and Taxes

1. Letter of Application

Registration of Engine Logbook

1. Letter of Application

Annotation of Transfer of Records and Encumbrances

1. Letter of Application
2. Mortgage Contract, duly notarized
3. Proof of payment of Documentary Stamps
4. Original Certificate of Ownership (CO)/ Certificate of Vessel Registry

Cancellation of Mortgage

1. Letter of Application; and
2. Any of the following:

Release of Mortgage from the bank/mortgagee
Total loss or constructive total of the Mortgaged ship
Foreclosure
Court Order to delete all registered mortgages

Ship Registration , Licensing and Documentation

A. CERTIFICATE OF VESSEL REGISTRY (CVR)/CERTIFICATE OF
OWNERSHIP (CO)
1. Letter of Application; and
2. For full term:

  • Protocol of Delivery
    Approval General Arrangement and Capacity Plans

B. MANNING CERTIFICATE/REISSUANCE
1. Letter of Application
2. Protocol of Delivery (full term)

C. ISSUANCE OF STATUTORY CERTIFICATES
1. Letter of Application

D. LETTER AUTHORIZATION TO RECOGNIZED ORGANIZATIONS
1. Letter of Application

E. CIVIL LIABILITY CONVENTION
1. Letter of Application
2. Valid Insurance Certificate

F. OTHER CERTIFICATES
1. Letter of Application

G. DISPENSATION PERMIT
1. Letter of Application
2. Master’s Report
3. STCW and License of the seafarer who will take over