Documentation for Seafarer employed with foreign vessels, while submitting the documents at Kotak Bank Branches in India:-
Photocopy of Passport pages where your name, photograph, date and place of birth, specimen-signature, date of issue / expiry and address details are recorded; and
Copy of valid Transit / Work / C1D Visa (the visa could be either in the passport or given separately); OR Copy of Continuous Discharge Certificate (CDC). The CDC must indicate latest discharge stamp / last date of arrival in India, or a declaration that you are sailing for the first time; and
Valid Contract Copy OR Original letter on the letterhead from agent / principal carrying logo and address providing contract details namely:
Name of the employee
Employment in the principal shipping company (Name of the principal where employed & Address of the overseas company)
Name of the vessel & flag.
Name of the port.
Commencement of contract.
Salary in foreign currency.
Passport no.; and
Merchant Navy Declaration - Format provided in the Account Opening Form; and
Proof of Mailing Address (Indian Address only); and