According with the immigration head, special authorization can be obtained to perform the crew change at Lome basis the following conditions:
- Joiners be transferred immediately from airport to vessel, i.e. they should reach Lome airport daylight hours.
- Leavers be transferred immediately from vessel to airport, i.e. no hotel accommodation allowed
- Handover between crew is not allowed.
- Joiners and leavers flight details / e-tickets should be availed to immigration authorities.