Security Levels


  National Threat Level: Elevated

Request For Inspection, U.S. Flagged Vessel Operating in Central/South American and Mexico















Vessel Enrollement

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         Yes   No

Certificates issued by the Coast Guard (check all that apply):
SOLAS Safety Equipment SOLAS Safety Construction
MARPOL Annex IV (Sewage) MARPOL Annex VI (Air)
Internation Ship Security Certificate (ISSC)

Type of Inspection desired (check all that apply):*
Certificate of Inspection Annual
Hull - Credit Drydock ACP Hand-Over
MSP Reflag Other (Specify In Notes)


As required by 46 CFR 2.10-120, applicants requesting an overseas inspection must remit an overseas inspection fee payment of $4585 at the time of the request. The overseas inspection fee is not required for vessels inspected in Mexico.

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Payment of the $4,585 Overseas Inspection Fee can be made using one of three payment methods.

1.  Check or money order, drawn on a U.S. bank and made payable to the "U.S. Treasury."  Checks or money orders can be sent to our office by express courier (i.e. Fedex) to: US Coast Guard, Sector New Orleans, ATTN: Rob Holzman, 200 Hendee ST, New Orleans LA 70112

2.  Wire transfer. If wiring funds, please send wire fund transfer confirmation to

3.  Charged to Visa or MasterCard Credit Card.

Instructions and forms for remitting payment by wire transfer or credit card can be found on the U.S. Coast Guard Finance Center web site:

All fees must be remitted in U.S. currency.  Please include the vessel name and official number on the desired form of payment or your deposit will not be associated with the inspection.

In addition to the Overseas Inspection Fee, the applicant is responsible for reimbursing the U.S. government the cost of travel to and from the location of the inspection, lodging, and daily expenses.


If you have any questions concerning this Request for Inspection Form please send inquiries to the Sector New Orleans Overseas Inspections division.

* Required Field

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Last Modified 4/7/2014