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Changed procedure to obtain a certificate of medical fitness issued under marine order part 9—advisory notice 9/2011

The purpose of this advisory note is to inform all coastal pilots of the revised procedure to obtain a certificate of medical fitness issued under marine order part 9.

Health Services Australia (trading as Medibank Health Solutions (MHS)) now coordinates and administers all medical examinations leading to the issue of a certificate of medical fitness under marine orders part 9 on behalf of AMSA.

Medical examinations leading to the issue of a certificate of medical fitness must be booked through MHS.

How to book a medical examination:

To book a medical examination leading to the issue of a certificate of medical fitness contact MHS by phone or email: toll free 1300 277 904 land line +61 (0)3 9224 8510 email SeafarerMedicals@medibank.com.au

You will need to advise MHS of your location and availability to attend a medical examination. MHS will book your appointment with an authorised Medical Inspector of seafarers and advise you of the details.

Last updated: 

Monday 2 December 2019