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Revalidation

Applicants who already hold a BCO certificate, will need to revalidate every five years.

 

In order to revalidate, the holder must complete at least 180 days service as a BCO within five years, continue to hold a valid White List COC or maintain the approval of the flag state to act as a BCO, and maintain the following short course certificates:

 

In addition, a VHF operator’s certificate recognised by the flag state shall be required.

 

Once all the required fields have been completed in the BCO logbook, please contact bco@nautinst.org for further instructions.

 

Application documents need to be emailed and posted to The Nautical Institute:

 

When you are ready to apply, please send you application and documents to:

The Nautical Institute

202 Lambeth Road

London
SE1 7LQ
United Kingdom