Fees & Application

All Dynamic Positioning Operator (DPO) Schemes:


Please note that the 2023 price of submitting a DP application is as follows:


Certification: £190.00 (+ VAT where applicable)

Revalidation: £179.00 (+ VAT where applicable)



Dynamic Positioning Vessel Maintainer (DPVM) Scheme:


Initial Certification (new entrants and grandfathered): £75.00 (+ VAT where applicable)

Revalidation: TBA


*Fees includes the verification of DP logbook and courier services to return documents to the applicant.

*Fees are non-refundable.

*Payment can be completed by most major credit/debit cards using PayPal or Worldpay. 

The Nautical Institute strongly recommends that applicants check the verification and logbook guidelines before applying for a DP certificate. There are also application guides available to assist you in completing your online application. These can be found in the DP Information Centre.