Here’s an easy one - do the old MMCs need to be mailed in?
I used to use my expired one to get in and out of certain ports that insisted that a seaman’s document be used. Funny how they never checked to see if it was a valid seaman’s document.
Yes. See 46 CFR 10.233(c).
Another question is what happens if you don’t. I don’t know. I would ask NMC if they want it back, they may not.
Perfectly educational response - thanks so much.
Just chatted with “Erica” at NMC - she said keep it. Thanks…
Yes I think @jdcavo educated quite a few people today with that information.
I just got my new book a few weeks ago and my old one was a year expired. I was never asked for it back my new one just came in the mail one day.
I did recall that there was a CFR that discussed returning it but I couldn’t find it - thanks to Mr. Cavo for citing the reference above. Today when I had a chat session with NMC and was told to keep the old one, I saved a copy of the chat transcript “just in case”.