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Crew Change or Commercial Operations In



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Top 3 Nearby Airports

(DXB) dubai intl

(SHJ) sharjah

(DCG) dubai creek spb

airplane flying out

Visa Information

Learn up-to-date visa requirements for over 150+ nationalities.

  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
  • A passport is required to enter United Arab Emirates
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required for United Arab Emirates
  • Masks are mandatory in public transport
  • Visa on arrival

Port Restrictions

  • Crew change requirements for port Sharjah
  • It will take 2-3 working days for seaman visa process once we receive the requested documents.
  • Documents required for seaman visa application as below.
  • Clear Color passport copy (min 6Mnths Validity).
  • Clear Color Seamen Book copy.
  • Digital Photograph. JPG
  • Mother & Father Name.
  • Religion.
  • Marital Status.
  • Residence Address with Tele No.
  • On Signers
  • The crew will stay at the hotel until negative result is received, then crew will be allowed to board the vessel.
  • We will arrange immigration formalities once negative PCR reports are available.
  • Off Singers
  • For off signer, we will apply for a seaman visa and we shall arrange a medical team to go onboard to take a swab and test result will be ready after 24 hrs.
  • Once the test result comes negative we will require travel ticket on the same day. Then we can arrange the immigration formalities and transport to airport or hotel accordingly.

Flight Restrictions

  • COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 9 November 2022.

Agency Costs

  • Crew Change Assistance 1-10: USD 110 per pax
  • Crew Change Assistance 11+: USD 80 per pax
  • Coordination of Booked Services: USD 70
  • Launch Hire Coordination: USD 120
  • Meet & Greet: USD 240

Last updated on 30th Mar 2022

Crew Nationalities

Total number of nationalities completing a crew change here since a year ago

  • IN16 India
  • PH1 Philippines
  • LV1 Latvia
  • RO1 Romania
  • UA1 Ukraine

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