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Medical examination of seafarers

  • Service
  • Nationwide
  • Public service

The seafarer medical examination form complies with the requirements of the STCW 1978 convention and the MLC 2006 for the assessment of seafarers’ eligibility for work at sea. The examination is carried out by a seamen’s physician.

Background information

Laki laivaväen lääkärintarkastuksista (1171/2010) 9 §; only in Finnish and Swedish

Basic information

The service is provided byMinistry of Social Affairs and Health
Responsible for the serviceMinistry of Social Affairs and Health
Area Whole Finland
Available languageFinnish
Text edited by: Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
Updated: 10/8/2021