Department for Transport

Medical Certification and Advice

Information for seafarers

Find your nearest MCA ENG1 Approved Doctor

View the list of countries whose medical certificates are accepted as equivalents to the UK certificate

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions about Medical Fitness Certificates for seafarers

Find out more about the medical standards for seafarers.

Download the ML5 Report Form and Certificate

Read our Medical Fitness Requirements for those working on domestic vessels and small commercial vessels leaflet

Find out more about medical care and advice for seafarers

Find out which Doctors are approved to carry out medical examinations for your company

Read the Ship's Captain's Medical Guide

Find out more about UK Oil and Gas medical certificates

Find out more about Maritime Security Guards

Information for Doctors

Read the 2010 Doctor's Manual

Read the new guidance for approved Doctors

Find out how to become an MCA approved Doctor

Read the ENG and ML5 annual medical reports and summaries