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Mission Statement

The mission of the National Maritime Center (NMC) is to issue credentials to mariners who are fully compliant with current regulations in the most effective and efficient manner possible.

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The National Maritime Center's Customer Service Center will close at 4:00 PM on Friday, 8/29/2014 and will reopen on Tuesday 9/2/2014 at 8:00 AM EST. If you are in need of assistance, you can send your question or comment via e-mail to, and a Customer Service Agent will respond to your inquiry within 1-2 business days.

Helpful Links

Awaiting Information Code of Federal Regulations
Customer Satisfaction Feedback REC Locations
Customer Service Center USCG Homeport
*NOTE: Incomplete applications will cause serious delays. Awaiting Information means you are required to provide additional documentation to complete the credential process.

Important Links

Department of Homeland Security  Freedom of Information Act  Marine Safety Bulletins  Redirect to America's Waterway Watch opens in a new window
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