Getting your paperwork


Before you can start your job on cruise ships there’s a lot of paperwork you need to get and some of it can be quite confusing and expensive. In this guide we will go through:

  • Getting your medical and what that will entail and also what you can do if you fail your medical.
  • VISAS you may need to get what you can expect from that process
  • The details of achieving your STCW certificates if your cruise line requires you to have them
  • A Seamans book and what the point of having one is
  • Details of Police background checks you may need And a few other little tips that I think you will find helpful regarding acquiring your cruise ship paperwork.