Requirements for 9(C) Seaman Visa

  1. Letter from employer or manning agency stating the vessel where the applicant will work and the Philippine port where the applicant will board the vessel. (Seamen are allowed to present a one-way plane ticket.)
  2. Notarized and duly accomplishednon-immigrant visa application (please see attached form)
  3. Electronic or machine-readable passport valid for at least six (6) months beyond authorized period of stay in the Philippines.
  4. One (1) recently taken colored photo 1.77″ x 1.37″ (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm), front view, with a white background; no eyeglasses or sleeveless attire. Digital photographs are not allowed.
  5. Payment of visa fee in cash or Australian Money Order payable to the Philippine Consulate General Melbourne.
  6. A self-addressed pre-paid stamped envelope, with tracking number, must be included when sending the application.
Visa (Seaman Visa) fees:
a. Individual AUD 36.00
b. Crew list visa of vessels with: Not more than forty (40) crew members AUD 180.00
c. Crew list visa of vessels with: From 41-100 crew members AUD 270.00
d. Crew list visa of vessels with: From 101-200 crew members AUD 360.00
e. Crew list visa of vessels with: More than 200 crew members AUD 450.00

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