|Merchant Mariner Credential Application Information and Help
Credential (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.
Credential application process and start with the least expensive
Application Step 1 - Document your Sea Service
requirements for that endorsement. All OUPV and Master
applications require at least 360-days of qualifying sea service
experience, that includes 90-days of recent experience within
the past 3-years. Use form CG 719S to document your
Application Step 2 - Enroll in the TWIC Program
applicant to enroll in the TWIC program through a Universal
Enrollment System (UES).
Application Step 3 - Physical Exam and Drug Screening
Mariner Physical Exam completed on form CG 719K, and a
USCG/DOT Drug Screening completed on form CG 719P. When
applying for an OS only use form 719KE instead of 719K.
Application Step 4 - First Aid/CPR Training
of American Red Cross or American Heart Association First
Aid/CPR Training within one year of the application date.
Application Step 5 - Application Form
form CG 719C if answering yes to any Convictions and Drug
Use questions in Section III.
Application Step 6 - Oath and Application Fees
Center (REC) either in person; or by fax, mail or email. When
delivering the application in person the Merchant Mariner Oath
and application fees can be taken care over the counter at the
REC. Otherwise the oath may be administered by a Notary.
Columbia Pacific Maritime Inc.
USCG CG 719 series forms.
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)
Portland REC contact information:
911 NE 11th Ave. Room 637
Portland, OR 97232
Phone (503) 231-2296
Fax (503) 231-6738
Columbia Pacific Maritime INC
Dennis A. Degner (c) 2016