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Crew Change or Commercial Operations In


Ras Laffan

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Top 3 Nearby Airports

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Visa Information

Learn up-to-date visa requirements for over 150+ nationalities.

  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • COVID-19 test may be required on arrival
  • Quarantine may be required
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is required
  • Mandatory travel registration form
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for Qatar
  • Mandatory Health and Location Monitoring App
  • Masks are mandatory in certain settings
  • Electronic visitor visa suspended
  • Electronic travel authorization suspended

Port Restrictions

  • Crew change requirements for Ras Laffan, Qatar, please advise following details in order check the possibilities.
    • Vessel Agent at Ras Laffan
    • Purpose of call
    • ETB/ETD
    • Vaccination status
      • If vessel calling for cargo ops we can arrange crew change at Ras Laffan Port subject to Immigration visa issuance and Port management approval.
      • Visa approval takes 3-4 working days excluding weekend (Friday & Saturday) - no visa releasing during weekend.
      • Please advise on crew Vaccination Status.
  • Visa processing requirements
    • Clear colored copy of the passport (PDF format) with minimum 6 months validity.
    • Clear copy of the seaman?s book copy
  • Photo with blue background (JPEG format)
    • Seaman visa processing will require minimum 2-3 working days and sometime takes longer in line with current Immigration rules due to prevailing COVID-19 restriction.
    • Seaman transit pass processing require minimum 2-3 working days for normal processing (Sun ? Thu. Gate pass processing on weekends (Fri ? Sat) and on official holidays are considered urgent and security will apply emergency charges. However, processing of urgent gate pass is subject to availability of authorized officials at the Port and Security.
    • Port Authority Approval requirement
      • ?NAC forwards the crew change details to the port authorities for approval. Once the crew...

Flight Restrictions

  • COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 1 November 2022.

Agency Costs

  • Crew Change Assistance 1-10: USD 150 per pax
  • Crew Change Assistance 11+: USD 110 per pax
  • Coordination of Booked Services: USD 70
  • Launch Hire Coordination: USD 150
  • Meet & Greet: USD 300

Last updated on 30th Mar 2022

Crew Nationalities

Total number of nationalities completing a crew change here since a year ago

  • PH7 Philippines
  • HR1 Croatia
  • UA1 Ukraine

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