Kings Recruit will inform you if you require a Seaman’s book. This can be done by post or applying in person. Please call the London Office if you have any question.
The Bahamas Maritime Authority, Seafarers and Manning Department
120 Old Broad Street
Tel. +44 20 7562 1300
Bahamasmaritime.com (Application Form found under Bulletin 124)
Here is the Application Form. You will need to fill in the following sections:
Section 1 – Particulars of Seafarer
Section 3 – Tick Seamans’ Record Book, input your ship name and capacity (Crew Member)
Section 4 – Personal Declaration
Section 5 – Contact Details
Section 6 – Your address only
Section 7a – Payment Details
Section 7b – Credit Card Details
Section 8 – Supporting Documents
Section 9 – Click here to download the Company Declaration
If you apply for the Seaman’s Book by post it will cost £35.00. This process will take up to 2 weeks from when the application is received.
If you apply for the Seaman’s Book in person it will cost £140.00 and you will receive it on the day. The office is open from 9am to 5pm and you do not need to make an appointment.
When you attend your appointment you will need to take the following: