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About Palau Seaman Book


The Republic of Palau is established with the collaboration of eight principal islands and more than 250 smaller ones that lie in the periphery area of maritime boundaries with Indonesia, the Philippines, and the Micronesia federated states.


Palau received complete sovereignty by the year 1994 through a free association compact with the States. It was then that the Government of Palau established the international ship registry of Palau as an authorized ship registry admin.

The registry has complete power of providing authorized registrations to all kinds of sea vessels on behalf of the Government. The administration of the registry is centered in Houston, Texas, USA. Palau registry also provides Palau CDC seaman book after the successful completion of STCW certification.

It will intrigue you to know how we at Palau ship registry have become one of the fastest-growing registries in the world. Essentially by investing in high-tech technology and choosing amongst experienced staff and building, we have come a long way to maintain our reputation and name.

We make sure to work on a fully electronic registry for ease of work and time management, whether it is providing Palau CDC, registering vessels, or choosing a workforce. Everything is managed on a digital platform.

PISR works and ensures high standards of legal, technical, and administrative support functions to various shipowners and managers. All this is done with the help of smart registry tools and deficiency prevention systems that provides ease of operation executions and is cost-effective.

PISR has clear goals, and every time it is done by aiming high and remembering that great names are made through dedicated service and quality assurance. If you have a question- why should I register my sea vessel under the flag of Palau and not any other?

PISR works on honest and transparent beliefs. We provide real business solutions and benefits that are entirely operational and fit the budget of our clients. We guarantee our provided services and promise to be there whenever you need it. As a smart registry, we ensure faster delivery of our services with quality.

With changing times, we are also heading towards a digital approach. It gives our clients and us the blend of traditional registry service powered by speed. It is why we are very diligent towards investing in smart registry solutions that are completely integrated with SAP businesses One ERP system.

For every service we offer, including Palau CDC, our fees are kept transparent and affordable. We have all the calculations ready, and we offer better prices than our competitors. No hidden charges. Easy online payments. Our technological solutions to deficiency prevention systems solve the problems of detentions that might inflict upon the clients.

Palau Flag State Documentation

Palau CDC is one of the services that the Palau ship registry is invested in delivering with quality and speed. Palau CDC is a seaman book that is received once there is a completion of the STCW certifications course. A seaman book can be issued in the following categories:

  • CDC

  • COE

  • GMDSS Endorsement

  • SSO Endorsement

  • Oil / Chemical / Gas Tanker Endorsement

To avail this Palau CDC, clients have to present important documents required for the process. These documents include:

  • An application form (the original one)

  • Data pages copy of national passport (it should be valid)

  • Six color passport-sized photographs

  • Medical fitness certificates by a practicing physician

  • Course completed on personal survival techniques with certification proof

  • Fire prevention and basic firefighting skills

  • Basic first aid on the elementary level and personal safety and social responsibility certifications

  • The processing time for Palau is the same day

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