When applying for a Cruise Ship job, cruise recruiters consider the age, English proficiency, background and experience in the area you are applying for.
Minimum age to work onboard
Passport and visa requirements for Cruise Ships jobs
All Cruise Ships Applicants Need a Valid Passport
After passing your interviews and being successfully accepted you MUST be Able to obtain a US C1/D visa in order to join or transit through a US port, be aware that other visas might be required to embark in UK, Australia or Schengen territories, it all depends on the crew member nationality.
Definition of the US C1/D Visa:
- C1 Visa: Permits the bearer to arrive in the US and request direct and immediate transit through the US. It permits crew members who are joining a vessel to transit through US territory to the port of embarkation.
- D Visa: It permits the crew member to remain in the US as log as their vessel remain in the US, nor exceeding 29 days.
- C1/D Visa: Dual purpose visa permits the bearer to arrive in the US in either the C1 or D classification