Working at sea – guidance

Declaration of Maritime Labour Compliance form: part I

The first part of the Maritime Labour Certificate; this form identifies the topics for inspection.



The ‘Declaration of Maritime Labour Compliance’ (DMLC-Part I) form is to be filled in by the attending surveyor.

DMLC-Part I:

  • identifies the topics for inspection
  • lists the relevant pieces of legislation putting the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) in place
  • lists any ‘Substantial Equivalents’ and exemptions that have been granted