MLC certificate


​​All cargo and passenger ships with a gross tonnage of or above 500 engaged in international trade must be MLC certified. All other cargo and passenger ships can choose to be voluntarily certified.

A certification consists of an MLC certificate as well as two annexes:

Maritime Labour Certificate (MLC certificate)

The classification societies (ROs) issue the MLC certificate to all cargo ships in class and the Danish Maritime Authority issues it to passenger ships and cargo ships not in class.

Cargo ships in class

  • Contact the classification society of the ship for an MLC survey as well as certification
  • Send an application to the Danish Maritime Authority for being issued with a DMLC, part I

Passenger ships and cargo ships not in class

  • Contact the Danish Maritime Authority by email: cfs@dma.dk for an MLC survey as well as certification
    Submit the following:
    • The ship's name, IMO number or call sign
    • Draft DMLC, Part II
    • Documents referred to in DMLC, Part II
    • Documentatin of the ship's exemptions as regards accommodation spaces and recreational facilities, if relevant
    • Company procedure for dealing with complaints on board

List of Danish ships' MLC certificates

​Declaration of Maritime Labour Certificate, Part I (DMLC, part I)

The Danish Maritime Authority issues DMLC, part I, on the basis of an application from the shipping company. The DMLC, part I, can be issued only by the Danish Maritime Authority.

If you would like to be issued with this certificate, please send an email to the Danish Maritime Authority by email: cfs@dma.dk and request to be issued with a DMCL, Part I. The mail must contain the following information:

  • Ship's name, IMO number or call sign
  • Indicate whether the ship has been granted any exemptions as regards accommodation spaces and recreational facilities. If the ship has been granted such exemptions, please enclose documentation hereof.

You are not to apply for a DMLC, part I, if the ship is to be surveyed by the Danish Maritime Authority.

Declaration of Maritime Labour Certificate, Part II (DMLC, part II)

The DMLC, part II, is always issued by the shipowner. You can use the template below to draw up a DMLC, part II.

Declaration of Maritime Labour Certificate, Part II (DMLC, part II)

 CONTACT

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Jette Lisbeth Bloch Arrias, Senior Ship Surveyor
+45 72 19 63 61