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Canvey Island

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Top 3 Nearby Airports

(LHR) heathrow

(LGW) gatwick

(STN) stansted

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Visa Information

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

  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required for United Kingdom
  • A passport is required to enter the United Kingdom
  • Masks are recommended in certain settings
  • Visitor visa

Port Restrictions

  • No restrictions for crew change.
  • Agents will require copies of passports, seamans books and flight details for sending to Border Force for on and off signers.
    • UK VISA LOI required from us for on signer.
    • Repat letter from Border Force req. for off signer.
    • Visa requirements: Seamen
    • A seaman travelling on duty, who is a visa national (including those in transit through the UK) does not need a visa if he holds a seaman’s book issued by one of these countries which also contains
    • a statement that it is issued under ILO108 or ILO185 (having previously ratified ILO108): Algeria, Anguilla, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil,
    • British Virgin Isles, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana,
    • Honduras, Iceland, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liberia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova (Republic of), Montserrat, Morocco, Norway, Panama,
    • Poland, Portugal, Romania, the Russian Federation, Seychelles, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Spain, Sri Lanka, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Sweden, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Tunisia,
    • Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom (including the Falkland Islands and Gibraltar), Uruguay. The seaman does not need to be a national of the...

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Flight Restrictions

  • COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 17 March 2022.

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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

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