Seafarer Applications

Online applications are vetted by our experienced staff, facilitating prompt delivery of requested certifications

EFS reviews documents for Officers and Ratings that sail aboard Luxembourg-flagged vessels, ensuring rapid processing of applications for Seaman’s Books and Endorsements. We can advise on the necessary documents required to ensure STCW compliance.

EFS processes seafarer document applications electronically through its award-winning Seafarers Electronic Application System, SEA System and by email.

SEA System

Designed in accordance with IMO and port state requirements, SEA System is a secure web-based application, designed specifically for submitting complete, STCW-compliant seafarer applications for Luxembourg seafarer credentials.


Access SEA System


This free, user-friendly interface facilitates online submission of applications for Seaman’s Books, Officer Endorsements and Confirmation of Reception of an Application (CRA). It ensures higher accuracy of issued documents and efficient application management, including the ability to access seafarer application history.

SEA System automatically generates list of required supporting documents to be submitted as proof of training and certification for the requested Luxembourg seafarer documents.

Create SEA System Account


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SEA System User Guide

The SEA System User Guide provides instructions on how to submit applications via SEA System.

Email Applications

EFS also accepts seafarer applications submitted by email.

Applications should be submitted using the following format: Vessel Name – RANK – Last Name, First Name – Name of Attached Document.