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How to get an Amateur Seaman’s Certificate?


-    Complete the online Amateur Seaman’s education program (www.ades.udhb.gov.tr)

-    Take the Amateur Seaman’s test

     To apply for the test, go to www.gss.gasm.gov.tr and complete the application form under the “New User” category.

 

If the above procedure is followed properly, below steps should be followed;

-    Enter your personal identification information to the online system

-    Scan and upload the applicant’s headshot photograph

-    Scan and upload the medical report

     Medical Reports can be obtained from public or private hospitals. The report should include   the examination of an optician and an            otolaryngologist. It should not be older than 4 months and must have the statement of “Eligible for an Amateur Seaman’s Certificate”.

-    Deposit 50,- TL of test fee to Bakanlıklar/Ankara Kamu Girişimci Branch Code: 2532 Ziraat Bank 7064441-5008

     (IBAN No: TR40 0001 0025 3207 0644 4150 08)

 

 

Please visit our website us for your training inquiries and for information on our training programs !

 

 

 


 

 

Who are eligible for Amateur Seaman’s Certificate?

-   Turkish citizens above the age of 14 ( those under the age of 18 need parentel consent)

-    Citizens of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

-    Foreigners with a Turkish residence permit


The Amateur Seaman’s Certificate exam is 60 minutes and it consists of 50 multiple chioce test questions. Wrong answers don’t cancel any correct answers.  Making 60 points overall of 100 points is necessary to pass the exam.

 
Harbor Master’s Offices with an Online Seaman’s Exam System


1-    Directorate General of Maritime and Continental Waters / Ankara

2-    Antalya Harbor Master’s Office

3-    Bodrum Harbor Master’s Office

4-    Çanakkale Harbor Master’s Office

5-    İzmir Harbor Master’s Office

6-    İstanbul Harbor Master’s Office

7-    İskenderun Harbor Master’s Office

8-    Kocaeli Harbor Master’s Office


Who can sail privately owned boats?

Privately owned boats can be sailed, without any distance or time restrictions, by those who has an Amateur Sailor’s Certificate or Mariner Professional Competence Certificate

Which type of boats can I sail with an Amateur Sailor’s Certificate?

According to “ Regulations for supplying of the privately owned vessels and the competency of the mariner”, vessels that are not shorter than 2,5m and not longer than 24m, that are registered and has a sailing permit can be used for leisure, entertainment, sports activities and amateur fishing activities. Amateur Sailor's Certificate does not allow you to engage in commercial activities.

 
Which boats can be used without any certificates?


-    Boats with less than 10hp engine

-    Boats that are operated only with paddles

-    Canoes /Kayaks

-    Nationally and internationally accepted race class boats

 

 

 Please visit our website us for your training inquiries and for information on our training programs !

 

 

 



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