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: We highly recommend that you schedule an appointment before coming to a Regional Exam Center. Walk-Ins for applications will be handled on a "Space Available" basis only. Exams are by Appointment only.
San Juan Monitoring Unit
Hours of Operation:
***Closed all Federal Holidays***
Regional Exam Center: 7am to 3:30pm Monday through Friday
Exam Room: 7:30am to 3pm Monday through Friday
ALL Mariners are required to schedule their exams 3 working days prior to visiting a Regional Exam Center.
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.
Follow Federal Building Regulations
on base (when available)
Various parking lots in the general vicinity.
San Juan, Puerto Rico
#5 Calle La Puntilla
San Juan, PR. 00901
Phone: 1-(888) 427-5662
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.