National Maritime Center (NMC)
Providing Credentials to Mariners
The mission of the Regional Examination Center (REC) is to pre-screen applications, administer examinations and conduct oversight of Coast Guard approved courses
Ketchikan Monitoring Unit
For application status checks go to (http://homeport.uscg.mil/mmcstatus). For general information or technical assistance email the Mariner Information Customer Service Center at IASKNMC@uscg.mil or call 1-888-IASKNMC (1-888-427-5662).
Application Submission Email
REC location and Operating Hours
1621 Tongass Ave
Ketchikan, Ak. 99801
Fax: 1-(907) 225-4499
Hours of Operation: ***Closed all Federal Holidays***
REC: 8am to 4pm Monday through Friday
Exam Room: 8am to 4pm Monday through Friday
Exam Scheduling: ALL Mariners are required to schedule their exams 3 working days prior to visiting an REC.
Appointments: We highly recommend that you schedule an appointment before coming to a REC. Walk-Ins will be handled on a 'Space Available' basis only.
Building Access: Located in West Flight Building second floor last door on left. Building is open during normal business hours.
Parking: All parking in front of the West Flight building is reserved and tow away. Parking on Tongass avenue is 24 hour and 2 hour slots.
Tolls: Ferry toll to/from airport $5 each day.
NMC Customer Service Center (CSC): 1-888-IASKNMC (1-888-427-5662) email (IASKNMC@uscg.mil)
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