|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.
your application to the USCG and get your approval PRIOR to taking the
application process and start with the least expensive step first.
Application Step 1 - Document your Sea Service
sea service experience, that includes 90-days of recent experience
within the past 3-years. Use form CG 719S to document your experience.
Application Step 2 - Enroll in the TWIC Program
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
719C if answering yes to any Convictions and Drug Use questions in
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 Website.
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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|USCG CG 719 series forms.
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
CG 719B (application)
CG 719C (conviction)
CG 719K (physical)
CG 719KE (OS physical)
CG 719P (drug testing)
CG 719S (sea service)