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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

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: 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.

Seattle 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 3pm 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: Located in the Jackson Federal Building with armed security. To gain access, visitors must have valid federal or state photo identification, and will be screened along with all baggage intended to be brought into the building.

Parking: Parking is available in the local area via street meters or at commercially paid parking lots.

Tolls: Ferry schedules and fares

Local Restrictions:

Seattle, Washington

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Location:
915 Second Ave., Room 194
Seattle, WA 98174-1067

Phone: 1-(888) 427-5662

Fax: 1-(206) 220-7329

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.

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