Nonimmigrant Visas: Crewmember Visa

Urgent Information for Visa Applicants

At this time, the U.S. Embassy in Mozambique is not scheduling appointments for crewmember visas (C1/D).  If you have an emergency requiring urgent travel, please send an e-mail to

Crewmember (D) visas are nonimmigrant visas for persons working on board sea vessels or international airlines in the United States, providing services required for normal operation and intending to depart the United States on the same vessel or any other vessel within 29 days. If you travel to the United States to join the vessel you will work on, in addition to a crewmember (D) visa, you also need a transit (C-1) visa or a combination C-1/D visa.