US Crew Visa

Crew member visas are Non-immigrant visas for persons working on board sea vessels or international airlines in the United States, providing services necessary for customary operation and intending to depart from United States on the same vessel or any other vessel within 29 days. Contact us to compile relevant information about US crew visa, US crew visa checklist and US crew visa fees.

US Crew Visa Checklist

  • Current proof of income, tax payments, property or business ownership, or assets

  • A letter from your employer detailing your position, salary, how long you have been employed, any authorized vacation and the business purpose, if any, of your U.S. trip.

  • Where appropriate, an itinerary and/or other information about your planned trip. (This can be tentative.)

  • Bank savings account books or other evidence of liquid assets that indicate the balance in your accounts and account activity

  • For crew: a letter from your company’s headquarters and/or your seamen’s book

Sanctum Consulting US Crew Visa Process & Services

  • Filling the UK vessel and crew visa application form

  • Customizing Document Checklist as per the applicant’s case

  • Paying UK vessel and crew visa fees at the Bank

  • Scheduling Appointment with the US Consulate in Preferred Dates of your Choice

  • Helping with the required letter formats from the employer

  • Preparing the complete travel Itinerary if necessary

  • Mock Interview preparation with options of face to face at our office premises or though telephone or Skype calls.

Frequently Asked Questions – US Crew Visa

Yes employment offer from a ship or cruise is required to get Crew or vessel visa.

You can only be in the ship with this visa and generally can exit the ship only for a day to tour around the places.