Seafarer Medicals


You need an ENG 1 certificate if you are:

  • a seafarer
  • in charge of a ship
  • serving on a merchant ship or yacht

The fee for an ENG 1 medical examination is £95.

An MCA (ENG1) Medical consists of the following:

  • Screening questionnaire
  • Physical examination by a Doctor
  • Urinalysis (routine urine test)
  • Weight, Height and Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Near distance and colour vision test
  • Blood pressure and pulse
  • Audiometry (hearing test)

The medical will take around 40 minutes and you will need to bring the following to your examination:

  • photo ID, e.g. passport
  • your previous medical certificate if you have one
  • your local doctor’s name, address and contact details
  • any medication you’re taking

Other Seafarer medicals

If you are a Seafarer and your company use their own medical forms, please email OH [at] lstmed [dot] ac [dot] uk and we can provide you with a quote.