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Rhine certificate

Kiwa supplies Dutch nationals with services in the areas of road, air and water transport on behalf of the Ministry of Infrastructure & Water Management. Kiwa issues well over 100.000 licenses to professionals (e.g. airline pilots, ship crew members) and to companies (e.g. airlines, truck companies and shipping companies). Kiwa Licensing has a long history of issuing licenses for the public sector. This results in a broad knowledge and experience when it comes to (EU) law and regulations, qualifications verification, production and customer support.

One of the licenses that Kiwa issues since 2010 is the certificate of the Rhine. Each year Kiwa issues arround 500 Rhine and explotation certificates to inland vessels each year. The license issuing proces is completely in line with the Central commision for the naviagtion of the Rhine its Portocol 2015-II-10.

Kiwa Licensing can be at service for the entire process or parts of the process of issuing Rhine certificates. Depending on the customers needs, all or some of the following steps can be handled by Kiwa. Kiwa is experienced in establishing the eligibility of applications for a first issue as well as a renewal of the license. The main advantages Kiwa has as a company in comparision to a government body are short turn-arround times, efficiency and agility.



Organisations, companies and member states in the European Union that have an interest to explore the ways in which Kiwa can help to improve their license-issuing process in terms of quality, cost or delivery times, can contact Kiwa Licensing through the contact form.