December 10, 2009
SUBMISSION OF MERCHANT MARINER CREDENTIAL (MMC) APPLICATIONS TO REGIONAL EXAMINATION CENTERS (RECs) USING E-MAIL
Beginning January 4, 2010, the Coast Guard will begin accepting credential applications at the 17 Regional Examination Centers using e-mail. This bulletin provides basic information on how mariners can submit credential application packages using e-mail.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR E-MAILING APPLICATIONS TO AN REC:
E-mail only complete application packages that meet the Coast Guard’s Application Acceptance Checklist requirements.
The subject line of your e-mail must be: Your Last Name
Your First Name
Your Middle Initial
Your Mariner # (if known)
Attach a complete application in .pdf format not exceed 10 MB in size.
Applications must be scanned at a resolution not to exceed 300 dpi.
The e-mail attachment must include a copy of your TWIC or TWIC application receipt.
Questions regarding this new submission process should be directed to the NMC Mariner Information Call Center at 1-888-IASKNMC (1-888-427-5662). We thank you for your continued support and patience as we continue to improve service to mariners.
David C. Stalfort
Captain, U. S. Coast Guard
United States Coast Guard
National Maritime Center
100 Forbes Drive
Martinsburg, WV 25404
Phn: (888) 427-5662
Long Beach, CA
New Orleans, LA
New York, NY
St. Louis, MO
For the latest information on merchant mariner credentialing, visit our web site at http://www.uscg.mil/nmc.