Apply for an ICC
You can apply for a UK ICC issued by the RYA via a paper form.

Apply using a paper form

FAST TRACK SERVICE - NOT AVAILABLE
 
The Fast Track Service detailed on the ICC application form is not currently available.

 

To apply for an ICC you must be:

  • age 16 or over
  • physically and mentally fit to operate a pleasure craft
Download the ICC application and notes on completing the form using the links below 
ICC-1 Application Form This part of the form must be completed by all ICC applicants. It can be used to:
  • apply for an ICC for the first time
  • renew an ICC
  • update an ICC
  • request a replacement for a lost ICC

If you are an RYA Member you need pages 1 and 2 only. 

ICC-2 Notes: Evidencing identity and eligibility Notes on completing the ICC Application form
Check which documents you will need to send copies of together with your ICC application form.
ICC-3 Notes: Evidencing boating competence Notes on completing the ICC Application form
Check which categories will be validated by which certificates, test or assessments.
ICC Assessment and CEVNI Test

ICC CEVNI TEST and ICC ASSESSMENT OF COMPETENCE
You only require the following if you are taking an ICC assessment or the CEVNI test at an RYA recognised training centre or an RYA affiliated club. 

ICC-4a Power assessment syllabus-certificate

ICC-4b Sail assessment syllabus-certificate

ICC-4c Coastal assessment syllabus-certificate

ICC-4d Inland assessment certificate

 

The ICC application form and supporting documents are updated from time to time - Please ensure you are using the current version of the form as published in the table above. Your application may be rejected by the RYA if it is submitted on an out of date form or on the basis of out of date information.

Apply online

To apply for an ICC you must be:

  • age 16 or over
  • physically and mentally fit to operate a pleasure craft

Completing the online application for an ICC

If you are applying for your first ICC issued by the RYA or requesting a replacement for a lost ICC you will need:

  • A digital copy (photograph or scan) of your passport or a national ID card showing your nationality
    If you do not have a passport or a national ID card showing your nationality you can only apply to the RYA for an ICC using the paper application form.
  • A digital copy of a document which confirms your habitual residential address as detailed in ICC-2 Notes: Evidencing identity and eligibility.
    Collectively these documents must verify your identity (name, address, date of birth, photograph) and your nationality.
  • Evidence of your competence for each of the categories you request are validated on your ICC
  • A photograph in portrait orientation
    Note: you can only upload pdf or jpg files of less than 5MB.

If you are renewing or updating the details on your ICC you will need:

  • Your current / expiring ICC
  • Documents which verify any changes to the information printed on your current / expiring ICC, as detailed in ICC-2 Notes: Evidencing identity and eligibility.
  • Evidence of your competence for any additional categories you would like to be validated on your new ICC.
  • A photograph in portrait orientation
    Note: you can only upload pdf or jpg files of less than 5MB.

If your application is successful your ICC will be sent by post to your residential address. Sending the ICC to the address printed on the certificate is part of the RYA’s verification process for the issue of the certificate. The ICC will not be posted to any address other than the one printed on the certificate.

If you are and experienced boater but you don’t have evidence of competence you will need to take an ICC assessment

MyRYA account required

You must create or login to your own MyRYA account to apply for an ICC online. The MyRYA account must be specific to the applicant. You cannot use your MyRYA account to apply for an ICC for anyone else including a family member. 

Apply online for an ICC

You must log in to your personal MyRYA account to apply for an ICC.