Sign on / Sign off seaman book


All Indonesian National Seamen when employed by local shipping company to work onboard vessel have to report to the Embassy for Signing On.

Requirement for Signing On vessel:

  • Covering letter from employer
  • Valid passport
  • Valid seaman book
  • One original crew agreements / work contract with company's stamp and signed by both parties (the authorized company's personnel and the seaman)
  • Two copies of the crew agreements / work contract



Requirement for endorsement Signing Off in the Seaman book and Passport:

  • a cover letter from the Employer to confirm the Signing Off of the Seaman with effective date.
  • valid the seaman book, please note that the captain / master of the ship from which the seaman is going to sign off, must fill and sign on the sign off page of the seaman book.