SRC certificate

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​​​Do you want to qualify for an SRC certificate?

In order to qualify for an SRC certificate you must pass an SRC exam. On this page you can read more about this.

Registration for an SRC exam

You register for an SRC exam by submitting the application form.

A fee of DKK 503 will be requested for participation in an SRC exam, which will have to be paid in advance.

The price includes an SRC certificate that will be issued once you have passed the test. SRC certificates are issued as plastic cards of credit card size.

Please submit your application well in advance and no later than 7 days before the exam date.

You will receive a confirmation of your participation in the exam once we have considered the application.

A photo that complies with the regulations on passport photos should be attached to your application.

You will find the application form for the SRC exam here.

Passport photo

The photo must be lifelike and against a white background. In the photo, you must be bare-headed and not wear sunglasses and you must look directly into the camera.

The digital size must be minimum 525x675 pixels and it must have a standard picture format, such as jpg.

The photo must comply with the police regulations on passport photos (in Danish).

The exam

The SRC exam is held as a written test. I​n the spring and autumn, exams are held in ten central towns around the country. In addition, it is possible to sit for an exam every month in the Copenhagen area. In case of many participants, it can be necessary to hold the test for two teams.

Sailing clubs, schools and the like can also hold tests on dates other than the ones above. Contact the Danish Maritime Authority well in advance by email: in order to register for such a test.

If you have lost your SRC certificate, you can order a new one

Apply for re-issue of an SRC certificate


Seafarers, Certification and Social Affairs
+45 72 19 60 18