USCG CG 719 series forms.
available on October 1,
2015; and replace all
previous versions of the CG
719 series forms.
When using all Coast Guard
forms read the instructions
on the form and follow them
exactly as written.
CG 719B (application)
CG 719C (conviction)
CG 719K (physical)
CG 719KE (OS physical)
CG 719P (drug testing)
CG 719S (sea service)
|Merchant Mariner Credential Application Information and Help
(MMC) is about $500 to $600. This includes the USCG application
and issuance fees, the TWIC enrollment fee, the average cost of the
physical exam and drug screening, and the cost of the required First
Aid/CPR Training. This does not include the cost of any training
courses, travel, and lodging.
submit your application to the USCG and get your approval PRIOR to
taking the course.
application process and start with the least expensive step first.
Application Step 1 - Document your Sea Service
qualifying sea service experience, that includes 90-days of recent
experience within the past 3-years. Use form CG 719S to document
Application Step 2 - Enroll in the TWIC Program
to enroll in the TWIC program through a Universal Enrollment System
(UES). Locate a UES near you >>
Application Step 3 - Physical Exam and Drug Screening
Physical Exam completed on form CG 719K, and a USCG/DOT Drug
Screening completed on form CG 719P.
Application Step 4 - First Aid/CPR Training
American Red Cross or American Heart Association First Aid/CPR
Training within one year of the application date.
Application Step 5 - Application Form
CG 719C if answering yes to any Convictions and Drug Use
questions in Section III.
Application Step 6 - Oath and Application Fees
(REC). When delivering the application in person the Merchant
Mariner Oath and application fees can be taken care over the
counter at the REC. As an alternative to delivery in person the
application package may be faxed, mailed, or emailed to any REC; in
this case the Oath must be administered by any Notary using the
MMC Oath Form and the fees must be paid online at the GovPay
Instructions for E-mailing Applications to an REC:
Portland REC contact information:
911 NE 11th Ave. Room 637
Portland, OR 97232
Phone (503) 231-2296
Fax (503) 231-6738
Email applications to REC-POR-AppSubmission@uscg.mil
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Please Email Dennis your license or
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normal for the spider is chaos for the fly.
On the first day of a professional mariner
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