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Filling Agents & Responsibilities

The MISR Filing agents are authorized official to receive and file applications to MISR office for any seafarer’s certifications. Ship-owners may apply directly to the MISR office of the Director General for authorization to act as a filing agent. A filing agent’s responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing the application form for completeness and accuracy
  • Verify that the photographs and identity documents of applicant is similar and actual.
  • Ensuring that the required physical examination is current and in correct format.
  • Reviewing the original qualifying documentation
  • Witness the signing of the application and completing the section reserved for the filing agent