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Extension of certificates due to the coronavirus

Read about how you can get your certificates extended due to the coronavirus

Do you need renewal of your current certificates and you're not in the possibility to follow the required recognized refresher courses due to the measures imposed by the COVID-19 crisis?

We’ve gathered all information for you on this page so you are perfectly informed on which steps you need to take.

Oil and gas


OPITO provides a suitable extension process for employing companies and delegates when refresher training cannot be undertaken due to the COVID-19 situation.

All information can be found here.


NOGEPA is closely following the developments of the Corona virus and is making the necessary adjustments and precautions related to this. More information can be found on the NOGEPA website.


The IADC published information related to WellSharp® & Drilling Industry Training (DIT).

In Portuguese:

A página da IADC disponibiliza informações sobre cursos WellSharp® e Treinamentos da Indústria de Perfuração.


The Global Wind Organisation provides extended flexibility for refresher training. Read more about it.

Please contact our customer service if you need an extension.


STCW is regulated by flag stats and each stat has its own procedure for an extension. We have listed some of the most relevant stats for our customers.

Please contact us if you can't find your flag stat. 


The BMI Circular 2020 - 02 has been published on the Mobilit Belgium website to inform all concerned parties.

For more information and all contact details, follow this link.


The ordinance 85/2020 has been published on the Directorate of Ports and Coasts of the Brazilian Maritime Authority website.

In Portuguese:

A Portaria 85/2020 foi publicada no site da Diretoria de Portos e Costas da Marinha do Brasil.

The Netherlands

The NSI shared their Coronavirus (COVID-19) Contingency Plan and Guidelines with us via a pdf file to inform all concerned parties.

Other certifications


Information from DGUV regarding first aid training and additional education regarding the corona virus pandemic.