Commercial scuba diver registration

From National Registry of Administrative Public Services



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At a glance

Points of service

Port Authorities, Port Police Directorate

Digital provision points

Number of required documents

6

Fees

37.93 €

Deadline of completion

50 days

Description

The procedure concerns the declaration of commencement of commercial scuba diving by persons between twenty (20) and seventy (70) years of age and the obtaining of a corresponding certificate of compliance with legal requirements.

Basic information

Competent body

MINISTRY OF MARITIME AFFAIRS AND INSULAR POLICY

Authority responsible for the provision of the procedure

HELLENIC COAST GUARD

Service / organizational unit of a authority entity

Port Police Directorate

Related links

Notes

Interested persons declare/submit the application to the port authority they want, while they must meet all the necessary requirements cumulatively.

Application

Application Type

Notification/Announcement

Submission by:

Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

Submitted by:

Persons

Title

Declaration of commencement of commercial scuba diving.


What you will need

Means of authentication, identification and signature

Identification document, Identification with TAXISnet codes

    Print

    Requirements

      Fees

        Related




        Output & Results

        Output

        Digital document production, Document Production, Payment Document Production, Registry update

        Steps

          Digital steps

            Other information

            Alternative titles

            Declaration of commencement of commercial scuba diving

            Official title

            Commercial scuba diving

            Languages supported

            English, Greek

            Registries updated

            Μητρώο δυτών

            Legislation

              Categories

              Τype of procedure

              Trigger

              Applied for

              Trigger (submission method)

              Application (digital), Application (handwritten)

              Type

              Outgoing
              N1

              ,,


            • 1 Age Applicants must have reached the age of twenty (20) and must not be more than seventy (70) years of age.

              No No

            • 2 Educational Hold a certificate issued in accordance with the training programme of an organisation recognised in accordance with the provisions of Law 3409/2005 (Government Gazette, Series I, No 273), following training from a provider of recreational scuba diving services authorised by the organisation.

              No No

            • 3 Educational Hold a scuba diver certificate issued by the School of Underwater Demolition (SYK) branch of the Level 2 Lifelong Learning Centre (KDBM-2) of the PALASKAS Training Centre (KE).

              Alternative condition of 2

              Link https://edla.hcg.gr/apptypes/?category=12

              Yes Yes

            • 4 Educational Hold a certificate from the Kalymnos Diving Center.

              Alternative condition of 2

              Link https://edla.hcg.gr/apptypes/?category=12

              Yes Yes

            • 5 Educational Hold scuba diver certification issued in accordance with the General Ports Regulation No 5 (Government Gazette, Series II, No 858/1994), as currently in force or in accordance with Article 17(3) of Law 3409/2005 (Government Gazette, Series I, No 273).

              Alternative condition of 2

              Link https://edla.hcg.gr/apptypes/?category=12

              Yes Yes

            • 6 Prior Service They must have experience as trainee divers in commercial diving, in Greece or abroad, of one (1) year for holders of scuba diving certification from the Kalymnos Diving Center, or two (2) years for holders of scuba diver certification issued in accordance with the General Ports Regulation No 5 (Government Gazette, Series II, No 858/1994) or Law 3409/2005 (Government Gazette, Series I, No 273), or holders of a scuba diver certificate issued by the School of Underwater Demolition (SYK) branch of the Level 2 Lifelong Learning Center (KDBM-2) of the PALASKAS Training Centre (KE).

              No No

            • 7 Conditions for non-commission of criminal offenses They must not be fugitives from justice or have been finally or irrevocably convicted of theft of antiquities; robbery; intentional homicide; smuggling, possession, use of or trafficking in drugs; exploitation of prostitutes or human trafficking; statutory rape; rape; sexual assault; theft; forgery; fraud; embezzlement; illegal fishing using explosive, chemical or plant materials; intentional shipwrecking; under the law on intermediaries. If they have been finally or irrevocably convicted, 5 years must have passed in the case of misdemeanours and 10 years in the case of criminal offences.

              No No

            • 8 Health They must be healthy and capable of practising the profession of commercial scuba diver.

              No No

            • 1 For exercising commercial activity 30 €

              e-Administrative Fee code 4832

              Cost Calculation One-off

              Method of Payment Bank cashier, Digital (debit / credit card), Digital (web banking), Hellenic Post

              Type of Cost e-Administrative Fee

              Fee Link https://www1.gsis.gr/sgsisapps/eparavolo/public/create.htm?langId=2

              No

            • 2 Scuba diver’s licence 2.93 €

              e-Administrative Fee code 3143

              Cost Calculation One-off

              Method of Payment Bank cashier, Digital (debit / credit card), Digital (web banking), Hellenic Post

              Type of Cost e-Administrative Fee

              Fee Link https://www1.gsis.gr/sgsisapps/eparavolo/public/create.htm?langId=2

              No

            • 3 Contribution to the Special Branch for Economic Support of Maritime Pension Fund Beneficiaries. 5 €

              Cost Calculation One-off

              Method of Payment Bank cashier, Digital (debit / credit card), Digital (web banking)

              Type of Cost Administrative Fee (not provided by e-paravolo webpage)

              Fee Link https://adeies.hcg.gr/ekoemn/

              No

            • 1 Identity card or other identification document such as passport, driving licence or insurance card from one of the main insurance funds as provided for in Article 3(4) of Law 2690/1999 (Government Gazette, Series I, No 45), as currently in force. Identification document

              Identity card or other identification document such as passport, driving licence or insurance card from one of the main insurance funds as provided for in Article 3(4) of Law 2690/1999 (Government Gazette, Series I, No 45), as currently in force.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 2244

            • 2 Scuba diver certificate. Certification

              Scuba diver certificate.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 8619

            • 3 Scuba diver certificate issued by the School of Underwater Demolition (SYK) branch of the Level 2 Lifelong Learning Center (KDBM-2) of the PALASKAS Training Centre (KE). Certification

              Scuba diver certificate issued by the School of Underwater Demolition (SYK) branch of the Level 2 Lifelong Learning Center (KDBM-2) of the PALASKAS Training Centre (KE).

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No

              Alternative document of: 2

              Yes 8619

            • 4 Scuba diver certificate issued in accordance with the General Ports Regulation No 5 (Government Gazette, Series II, No 858/1994), as currently in force or in accordance with Article 17(3) of Law 3409/2005 (Government Gazette, Series I, No 273). Proof of Study

              Scuba diver certificate issued in accordance with the General Ports Regulation No 5 (Government Gazette, Series II, No 858/1994), as currently in force or in accordance with Article 17(3) of Law 3409/2005 (Government Gazette, Series I, No 273).

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No

              Alternative document of: 2

              Yes 2825

            • 5 Certificates from commercial diving service providers showing service as a trainee diver. Certificate

              Certificates from commercial diving service providers showing service as a trainee diver.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 9703

            • 6 A copy of a certificate of commencement commercial diver traineeship Certificate

              A copy of a certificate of commencement commercial diver traineeship

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 9703

            • 7 A solemn declaration under Article 8 of Law 1599/1986 (Government Gazette, Series I, No 75), stating the following: (1) I am not a fugitive from justice. (2) I have not been finally or irrevocably convicted of theft of antiquities; robbery; intentional homicide; smuggling, possession, use of or trafficking in drugs; exploitation of prostitutes or human trafficking; statutory rape; rape; sexual assault; theft; forgery; fraud; embezzlement; illegal fishing using explosive, chemical or plant materials; intentional shipwrecking; under the law on intermediaries. Or I have been finally or irrevocably convicted, and 5 years have passed in the case of misdemeanours or 10 years in the case of criminal offences. Solemn Declaration

              A solemn declaration under Article 8 of Law 1599/1986 (Government Gazette, Series I, No 75), stating the following: (1) I am not a fugitive from justice. (2) I have not been finally or irrevocably convicted of theft of antiquities; robbery; intentional homicide; smuggling, possession, use of or trafficking in drugs; exploitation of prostitutes or human trafficking; statutory rape; rape; sexual assault; theft; forgery; fraud; embezzlement; illegal fishing using explosive, chemical or plant materials; intentional shipwrecking; under the law on intermediaries. Or I have been finally or irrevocably convicted, and 5 years have passed in the case of misdemeanours or 10 years in the case of criminal offences.

              Relevant link: https://www.gov.gr/en/ipiresies/polites-kai-kathemerinoteta/psephiaka-eggrapha-gov-gr/ekdose-upeuthunes-deloses

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Persons

              Relevant Procedure: Solemn declaration and electronic solemn declaration

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 7320

            • 8 Medical certificates attesting to fitness to work as a scuba diver, after examination by a pathologist or general practitioner, cardiologist, pulmonologist/tuberculologist, psychiatrist, ophthalmologist or doctor specialising in hyperbaric medicine. The doctors referred to above may practice privately or in public hospitals and, if necessary, may collaborate with doctors of any speciality (private practice or public hospitals) in order to provide the person concerned with the corresponding certificate attesting to his/her suitability to work as a diver. Health certificate

              Medical certificates attesting to fitness to work as a scuba diver, after examination by a pathologist or general practitioner, cardiologist, pulmonologist/tuberculologist, psychiatrist, ophthalmologist or doctor specialising in hyperbaric medicine. The doctors referred to above may practice privately or in public hospitals and, if necessary, may collaborate with doctors of any speciality (private practice or public hospitals) in order to provide the person concerned with the corresponding certificate attesting to his/her suitability to work as a diver.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 5511

            • Ministerial Decision 2133.1/56004 2020 3975 Β

              Description Approval of an amendment to the General Ports Regulation No 10 ‘On commercial diving’.

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20200203975

            • Ministerial Decision 2133.1/38725 2020 2625 Β

              Description Approval of an amendment to the General Ports Regulation No 10 ‘On commercial diving’.

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20200202625

            • Ministerial Decision 2133.1/43711 2019 2396 Β

              Description Approval of an amendment to the General Ports Regulation No 10 ‘On commercial diving’.

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20190202396

            • Ministerial Decision 3131.1/20 1995 978 Β

              Description Approval of an amendment to the General Ports Regulation No 10 ‘On commercial diving’.

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=19950200978

            • 1 Issue of certificate of submission

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Employee

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description The port authority to which the declaration is submitted shall issue the interested party with a certificate of submission of an application.

              No No


            • 2 Conduct of examinations

              Responsible for Implementation Collective body


              Description Once the person concerned has been granted the certificate of submission of the application, he/she must then be deemed qualified following an oral and practical examination by a three-member committee appointed by decision of the Head of the Port Authority.

              Notes Those who hold a certificate in Underwater Demolition or from a Hellenic Navy Diving School and have served in the Underwater Missions Unit of the Hellenic Coast Guard, as a combat diver specialist, are exempt from the examinations.

              No No


            • 3 Fulfilment of legal requirements – issue of a certificate

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Employee

              Μethod of Implementation Inspection

              Description If it is established that the conditions laid down have been met, the port authority shall issue to the person who submitted the declaration a certificate attesting to the fulfilment of legal requirements (certificate) for commencing commercial scuba diving.

              Yes Yes


            • 4 Legal conditions not met – notification of interested party

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Employee


              Description The port authority shall prohibit commercial scuba diving activity if the legal conditions for doing so are not met or if the information submitted does not show that they are met, notifying the person concerned.

              Yes Yes





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