Who will need this Visa?
- If you intend to join a vessel that is (or will be) in a Schengen port
- Transfer from one vessel to another which is docked in a Schengen port
- Disembark due to end of contract, sickness, repatriation, urgent family matters or holiday
What is required to apply for Transit Schengen Visa for Seamen?
- Visa application form
- Two recent passport sized photos
- Original and photocopy of Seaman’s book
- Flight reservation (if applicable)
- Employment contract
The application will have to be submitted at the representative visa authority of the country where the airport/seaport or vessel is located and will be processed approximately within two weeks.