Royal Caribbean Seafarer’s Book

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

London Office

120 Old Broad Street
United Kingdom

Tel. +44 20 7562 1300 (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:

  1. The Fee
  2. Your Letter of Employment
  3. Your completed Application
  4. 2 Passport sized photographs
  5. Your valid medical certificate showing the expiry date
  6. A copy of your passport page