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Visas for seaman

Last updated: 03.11.2015 // Ukrainian seamen joining vessels in a Norwegian port travel to Norway without Norwegian Visa. However, if a seaman needs to transit another Schengen country in order to get to Norway, she/he applies for a Schengen visa at the Embassy of the transit country.


For instance, if a seaman embarks on a ship in a Norwegian port and wishes to transit Poland on the way to Norway, he/she should apply for a visa at the Embassy of Poland, as he/she is exempted from the visa requirements to Norway.

Furthermore, seamen joining a Norwegian registered vessel in a port outside Norway should apply for a transit visa to the Schengen member state where the port is located (in accordance with §3-16 of Immigration Regulation).

For instance, if a seaman needs to join a Norwegian vessel in a Danish port, he/she applies for a visa at the Embassy of Denmark.

In order to book an appointment for submitting documents for mustering procedures reach us by contacts indicated below.

For more information, please contact us on 044 281 2200(from 14:00 to 15:00) or e-mail .