One of the most important documents of a maritime worker is the SRC. This seaman ID is also known as the Seafarer’s Registration Certificate. Apart from being a requirement for embarkation to a vessel during employment or assignment, this card is also needed in many cases. The SRC is also a requirement prior to applying and acquiring or issuance of a seaman book. Other uses for this identification card is for primary ID in application of passport, visa and employment purposes by a sailor. Most importantly, the SRC is also a need if and whenever you are applying for seaman loan.