Maritime License Nations 

In order to serve as a Deck or Engineering Officer with Mercy Ships, your license must be from an issuing authority recognized by our Flag State Administration, Malta.

A list of Countries recognized by Malta in terms of Regulation I/10 of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, as amended:

 
All member states of the European Union.
Argentina
Australia
Canada
China
Cuba
Egypt
Ethiopia
Georgia
Ghana
Hong Kong
Iceland
 
India
Indonesia
Islamic Republic of Iran
Israel
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
Maldives
Montenegro
Myanmar
New Zealand
Norway
 
Peru
The Philippines
Republic of Korea
Russia
Singapore
Sri Lanka
Tunisia
Turkey
Ukraine
United States of America
Vietnam


List of Required Licenses:

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If you have any questions about specific licenses simply fill out the form below. If your license issuing nation is not listed and you still have a desire to volunteer, you may be considered for a non-Officer role. You can also find contact information regarding volunteer inquiries below the form.

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Volunteer Inquiries

Phone

(903) 939-7000

Email

volunteer@mercyships.org