Guidance: MIN 690: Guidance on the MCA Oral Examination Booking, the Issue of Notices of Eligibility (NOEs) and the Online Oral Examination Processes - Amendment 2

Maritime Coastguard Agency

April 29
16:50 2024

Notice to all Shipowners, Owners, Masters, Officers, Cadets, and those concerned with maritime training.

This notice replaces MIN 690 amendment 1.

This MIN expires 30 June 2025.

Published 29 March 2023
Last updated 29 April 2024 +show all updates
  1. Master (code vessels less than 200 GT)/Officer of the Watch (yachts less than 500 GT) will now consist of a Part A: online computer-based proctored examination and a Part B: online face-to-face oral examination.

  2. We have introduced further information Part A Examinations, a clause which requires any applicant for a third attempt NOE to provide all required documentary evidence for a CoC and clarified the MCA's position on sharing examination booking links with third parties.

  3. First published.

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