• 1. Crew Issues

Crew Issues

As per Bureau for Aliens and Foreign Immigration Affairs head office (Tehran) all ship’s personnel who are supposed to stay in Iranian Territories more than 72-hrs must obtain valid visa for the required stay period. It means that all seamen will be provided with 72-hrs visas upon vsl's arrival .Their passport & seamen’s book will be collect and sent to Bureau for Aliens and Foreign Immigration Affairs provincial office’s in Port of arrival by our local rep to apply and obtain 30-days visa extension issued on their passport .However, if they require to stay more than 30-days in Iranian territories, we have to apply visa extension for max 90-days at least 4 days prior to visa expiration date.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
The above mentioned procedure includes all nationalities except (USA, CANADA and ISRAEL).

Crew Changes:

       A1: On-signers:

1.       Seaman who join and sail out with vessel within 72-hrs 
Required Documents/Procedure: 
 
• Copy of Valid passport
• Copy of Valid seaman book
• Full flight detail
• Letter of guarantee & Ok-To-Board (This letter will be issued by our office to the attention of immigration bureau of the COC (country of commencement Int’l flight) prior to their embarkation to aero plan at the origin).
• 72hrs entry visa will be issued at Tehran Int’l Airport.
• 5 working days prior to arrival are required to proceed with formalities. 

2.   Seaman who join and will not sail out with vessel within 72-hrs 
Required Documents/Procedure:

As per Bureau for Aliens and Foreign Immigration Affairs head office (Tehran) all seamen who will joins the vessel and not leaving Iranian Territories (sea or soil) within 72-hrs must obtain 72-hrs visa upon arrival to be issued in their passport and be accompanied to Bureau for Alien and Foreign Immigration province office in designated port or city to extend their visas for the period of their staying .It means that all crews must carried valid visas for the required stay period. Worth to say that they could either sail out with vessel or depart via Air bound.

Remark: 
Flight details, passport and seaman books copies shall be required at least 5 working days (exclude. Thursday & Friday as weekend) prior to arrival to proceed with formalities.


      A2: Off-signers:

• Copy of Valid passport
• Copy of Valid seaman book
• Departure flight details
• 72hrs visa will be issued at designated Port upon disembarkation.


Please note we must have all required dox at least 3 working days (exclude. THR & FRI) prior to departure in order to precede the visa & to book domestic flights.


No restrictions on crew shore leave. Only for medical purposes which must be confirmed by doctors.

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