Ship sanitation certificates

Ship sanitation certificates (SSC) are issued by Newport City Council, as Port Health Authority, to identify and record all areas of ship-borne public health risks, together with any required control measures to be applied.


Certificates are valid for six months and can be renewed at any port authorised to issue renewals.

Fees from 1 April 2019

Gross tonnage

      Cost £    

Up to 1000

        95

1001 to 3000

      130

3001 to 10000

      200

10001 to 20000

      255

20001 to 30000

      330

Over 30000

      390

Vessels with a capacity to carry between 50 and 1000 persons

      390

Vessels with a capacity to carry more than 1000 persons

      665

Extra charges, based on actual costs, may be added for launch hire, out-of-hours duty, travel and re-inspections of ships subject to control measures.

Extension certificates are £65.

Request a Ship Sanitation Certificate