What is the status of my Merchant Mariner Credential application?
There are three ways to check the status of your MMC application.
How do I renew my current Merchant Mariner Credential?
Renewal - If this is requested, and you qualify, you will receive a new Merchant Mariner Credential equal to the credential you currently hold, with an expiration date 5 years from the date of issuance.
To apply for a renewal of your current credential you will need to:
How do I apply for a Raise of Grade to my current Merchant Mariner Credential?
Raise of Grade - If this is requested, and you qualify, you will receive an endorsement sticker to place in your current Merchant Mariner Credential. This will increase your level of authority and responsibility associated with the credential. The credential will not receive a new expiration date.
To apply for a raise of grade to your current credential you will need to:
How do I apply for a New / Original Merchant Mariner Credential?
To apply for a New / Original Merchant Mariner Credential you will need to:
Where can I find all the forms necessary to apply for a Merchant Mariner Credential?
After you’ve determined what you are applying for you may print off the necessary forms by selecting the link for “Applications and Forms” on the NMC website’s left-side menu bar. A link to several of the forms you may need is also available below: