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The above link is the information for qualifications for USCG merchant Marine licenses. See bottom of page for complete details on Licensing
April 18, 2014
National Maritime Center at 888-427-5662 for additional information.
Remember you need to have a TWIC card to keep your Merchant Marine License in effect, no renewal or new licenses will be issued without a TWIC card. The TWIC takes several weeks to get fee $125.00 5 years card
Your packet can be mailed to any one of the
17 Regional Exam centers listed on the website.
Information about Merchant Mariner License without enough sea time from the Coast Guard, you can renew if you follow the proper procedure below.
I received your letter and this is what you have to do to renew your license. You will need to file out an application I will need a physical, drug test and a copy of your TWIC card. Since you do not have 360 days of sea time there is a take home exam that you can do it is an additional $45.00. Once you apply to renew your license the National Maritime Center will send you a letter saying that you have been approved to test and then we will send you out your examines. The renewal fee is $95.00 and the take home exams are $45.00 total $140.00. You do not need to go to the REC in New York you don't actually have to go to an REC you can do it all by mail now. Just send in your application physical drug test the copy of your TWIC card and a check or money order for $140.00 and state on your application that you want to do the take home exam that you don't have enough sea time to renew. If you have any other questions please feel free to contact me or you can contact the National Maritime Center at 888-427-5662. Thank you and have a great day.
U.S. Coast Guard
The fee can be paid onwww.pay.gov. The fee for renewal is $95 not including testing, the testing fee for a renewal is $45 if needed, the fee for a new license is $140 not including any other testing fee's. this is the info from the USCG Center
Thank you for contacting the Mariner Information Call Center.
UNITED STATES COAST GUARD RENEWAL INFORMATION AND APPLICATION PAGE THE PDF FILES HERE for you to download the ones needed to renew or update your license Merchant Marine Document.
There are four files plus the image and credit card form needed each one is loaded here as a PDF file, you will need Adobe PDF reader to open the file, you can print out or upload to your computer.
If you visit there site you will look under MMD or STCW for the proper downloads if you encounter any problem with these files.
Renewals should take up three months because of the back ground and Home Security check. This is for all renewals
New York Updated phone numbers Dec 10 2009
Updated phone numbers Dec 10 2009
First Coast Guard District
408 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110 1-800-848-3942
Coast Guard WEB SITE www.uscg.mil/nmc
Training Guide link
|Drug test info||http://www.uscg.mil/nmc/forms/application/cg719s.pdf Sea service time form|
Applicaltion USCG merchant marine License
Lic app USCG info/CG_719B app lic.pdf
Sea Service form USCG info/CG_719S Sea service.pdf
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|Fees page http://www.uscg.mil/nmc/user_fees.asp||
2692 Marine Accident Form
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