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Complete applications for mariner credentials must be submitted through a Regional Exam Center or Monitoring Unit. Complete applications are accepted electronically, by mail, fax, or in person with an appointment.

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Appointments: Application consultations are by appointment only.  Mariners may drop off application packages without an appointment but these applications may not be reviewed immediately.  Examinations will be given by appointment only.

New York Regional Exam Center

Hours of Operation:

***Closed all Federal Holidays***

Regional Exam Center: 7:30am to 3:30pm Monday through Friday
Exam Room: 7:30am to 3:30pm Monday through Friday

Exam Scheduling: ALL Mariners are required to schedule their exams 3 working days prior to visiting a Regional Exam Center.

Exam Rules: Exams must be completed within the week started and on consecutive days. For those taking more than one module, a minimum of two modules per day is required. If applicable, mariners must bring plotting tools.

Building Access: Follow Federal Building Regulations

Parking: No parking around the building. There is parking available in the garage across the street from Staten Island Ferry Terminal.

Tolls: Bridge and Tunnel information.

Ferries: New York Waterways Ferry information.
Circle Line Ferry information.

Bus: New York City Transit Bus schedule.

Subway: Subway information.

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Battery Park Building
1 South Street
New York,NY

Phone: 1-(888) 427-5662

Fax: 1-(212) 232-3852


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New York REC MMC Application Drop-off Procedure

Regional Exam Centers (REC) pre-screen applications, administer examinations, conduct oversight of Coast Guard approved courses, and support community outreach programs. It is important that you provide the Regional Exam Center with a complete application package to avoid delays.

You MUST have a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) before applying for a credential.

Regional Exam Centers

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