What documents are needed and if any investment is needed, what are the amounts ?
1- Passport – value of Q 400,00;
2- IMO maritime safety courses (recommended only after final approval with the company, not before being approved, as some companies offer this course on board); Cost: Q 2,600.00;
3- Medical Exams - value of Q 1600.00 (REFUNDABLE) according to the contracting company and position;
4- International yellow fever card, consult the MSPAS or the IGSS
5- Vaccines, each company requests different vaccines, normally they are vaccines that are provided free of charge;
6- Visas, according to the needs of each company; Cost: American C1D visa Q .00 dollars, Italian visa Q .00;
7- Airfare: Some companies pay for roundtrip tickets and others do not, in which case you will have to pay for the tickets, the prices depend on where you are boarding.
Following the rules of the Convenión do Trabalho Marítimo (MLC 2006), we do not charge any fee for the services provided to the candidates.