This webpage aims to guide you through the documentation that you need to complete before you go to Antarctica or join one of our Research Vessels for a science cruise. Please read all the guidelines and policy documents carefully before filling in the associated form(s).
The forms must be completed and returned to us, by the 1st September.
The documents are available as either rtf format for which you will need a word processing package such as Microsoft Word, or in pdf format for downloading and printing, for which you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader, available free from the Adobe website.
Forms to complete and return
6. A phone card may need to be purchased in order to use phones whilst on BAS stations & BAS ships.
7. Communications whilst on board the SDA: pdf
Guidelines and Policy Documents
Personal Accounts Policy: pdf
Travel Information – coming soon for 22/23 season
Travel To/From Antarctica: pdf | rtf
Making your own way home; Questions and Answers: pdf | rtf
Personal Survival Techniques (PST)
PST Information: pdf
Medical insurance guidelines for Non BAS Staff: rtf
Medical Guidelines and Forms
For any queries relating to medical forms and policies please consult:
BAS Medical Unit (BASMU)
Tel: +44 (0) 1752 315220
Mike Dinn: [email protected]