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 email@example.com 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