• 1. Crew Issues

Crew Issues

There is no visa required for the crew onboard vessels calling above port, except if any crew changes are being made.  Also, all crew on board should have valid seaman book & passport.
 
Crew changes is allowed  only in Mina Zayed port.
 
As per the Abu Dhabi Immigration, it is mandatory to arrange 96 hours valid Seaman visit visa for all Sign on / Sign off crew at the Mina Zayed, other than the crew belonged to 33 nationalities.
 
Note: There should be having six months valid passport, valid Seaman book, white background passport size photograph & visa application form to be filled to arrange the 96 hours visit visa. The visa will be valid for 14 days from its issuing date. The crew should join the vessel / leave the country within 96 hours, once the visa was stamped by the Immigration.
 
The crew from 33 nationalities should obtain an On-arrival visa.  

The Security Department has stopped issuing shore passes for the crew. The new requirement is to obtain 96 hours visit visa except for the 33 nationalities. But for the crew from 33 nationalities should obtain on-arrival visa. 
 
There is no seaman mission available in above ports or Abu Dhabi city.
 
Embassies & Consulates based in Abu Dhabi

1. Afghanistan
2. Algeria
3. Argentina
4. Armenia
5. Australia
6. Austria
7. Azerbaijan
8. Bahrain
9. Bangladesh
10. Belarus
11. Belgium
12. Belize
13. Benin
14. Bosnia
15. Brazil
16. Brunei
17. Canada
18. China
19. Czechoslovakia
20. Djibouti
21. Egypt
22. Eritrea
23. Finland
24. France
25. Gambia
26. Germany
27. Greece
28. Guinea
29. Hungary
30. India
31. Indonesia
32. Iran
33. Iraq
34. Italy
35. Japan
36. Jordan
37. Kenya
38. Korea
39. Kuwait
40. Lebanon
41. Libya
42. Malaysia
43. Mauritania
44. Morocco
45. Nepal
46. Netherlands
47. Norway
48. Oman
49. Pakistan
50. Philippines
51. Poland
52. Qatar
53. Romania
54. Russia
55. Saudi Arabia
56. Senegal
57. Singapore
58. Somalia
59. South Africa
60. Spain
61. Sri Lanka
62. Sudan
63. Sweden
64. Switzerland
65. Syria
66. Tanzania
67. Thailand
68. Tunisia
69. Turkey
70. Turkmenistan
71. Ukraine
72. United Kingdom
73. United States of America
74. Venezuela
75. Yemen

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