Technical Circular No: 027/2021

Subject: DGS, Order No. 20 of 2021 Reg Extension of the validity of Recruitment & Placement of Seafarers License (RPSL) and Inspection of RPSL in view of COVID-19 outbreak.

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1. In consideration of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Directorate General of Shipping, GOI vide DGS Order No. 20 of 2021 has extended the date of validity of the Recruitment & Placement of Seafarers License (RPSL) expiring between 01st April 2021 to 31st July 2021 (both days inclusive) up to 30th September 2021 for the purpose of undertaking Annual, Renewal Inspection of RPSL.

2. The above is for your information.

3. This Technical Circular supersedes and revokes earlier Technical Circular No. 105/2020, dated 17 July 2020.



This Technical Circular and the material contained in it is provided only for the purpose of supplying current information to the reader and not as an advice to be relied upon by any person. While we have taken utmost care to be as factual as possible, readers/ users are advised to verify the exact text and content of the Regulation from the original source/ issuing Authority. 

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