TMS - Tees Medical Services Ltd

Tees Medicinae Officia

T: 01642 988152

TMS - Tees Medical Testing Services Limited

Danish Medicals

At Tees Medical Services Ltd our panel of doctors and senior occupational health care professionals are approved to carry out medical examinations to Danish Maritime Authority Standards and such provide certification Danish Medical certificates on form S-803E-2000. Based in Middlesbrough Teesside, TMS provides this important examination and certificate for seafarers and fishermen with medical practitioners who are approved by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). Teesside is within close proximity to Sunderland Tyne & Wear, Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Yorkshire, County Durham and most North East areas with appointments (subject to availability) on offer the same day.

Found Unfit for Ship Service?

If you have, as a seafarer or fisherman, been found unfit for ship service, you must not arrange for a new medical examination by a maritime medical practitioner.

However, you can forward an application to the Danish Maritime Authority requesting a permit to be subjected to a new medical examination. Applications for new medical examinations should be forwarded by email to: The following information should be given in the email:

  • Name and CPR no.
  • When were you examined by a medical practitioner?
  • Have you been issued with a health certificate previously?
  • Why would you like to be granted this permit? Remember to enclose any documentation.

Further Guidance for Seafarers and Fishermen

All seafarers and fishermen on board Danish ships must hold a valid health certificate whereby the seafarer is found fit for ship service with or without restrictions. The health certificate is also referred to as the "Blue Book".

In Denmark

Health certificates are issued following a medical examination by a maritime medical practitioner in Denmark or by the master abroad. The Danish health certificate is in full compliance with the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) and the STCW Convention.


Tees Medical Services
Suites 9 & 10
Royal Middlehaven House
21 Gosford Street

T: 01642 988152
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Tees Medical Services Ltd is registered in England & Wales at Suites 9 & 10, Royal Middlehaven House, 21 Gosford Street, Middlesbrough, TS2 1BB.
Company registration number: 10289950.

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