If the applicant is successful at the job interview the new employee is expected to join the
ship within 1 to 6 months (sometimes waiting period can be longer).
The Agency receives the Letter of Employment of the newly hired employee with the ship
Almost always new employees cover all of the first-time-joining-the-ship expenses. The
total amount of joining expenses may reach 1000-1500 USD including traveling expenses,
physical examination, visa, any marine safety certificates (if required). More information
about estimated expenses will be available once it is clear which cruise company in
particular you will be applying.
Note that you do not pay an employment fee to our Agency!
There can not be any charge for job interview or job offer payable to us or to any third
parties. Cruise companies outline their Fees Policy according to the International
Maritime Conventions (MLC2006) stressing that there should be no fees charged to obtain
- *You may need to get certain services that are not directly connected with obtaining employment
but can help you to meet the requirments and successfully get needed documents. Such services
are for example translations, typing, visa expatiate service, assistance in obtaining documents,
mailing services, English language courses, trainings on successful job interview, professional
training etc. All additional services that we provide are available in our price list that we
distribute to each applicant signing service agreement with our Agency. Note that such services
must be voluntarily obtained. Thus we encourage our applicants to discuss the fees and
expenses with us if any questions and report to us when any payments are due to third parties in
exchange for employment.
Below you can find our price list for the extra services you may wish to obtain: