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.
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
Subway: Subway information.
New York, New York
Phone: 1-(888) 427-5662
Fax: 1-(212) 668-6394
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.