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U. S. Coast Guard Pay & Personnel Center (PPC)
Advancements, Evaluations and Service Validation Branch Branch (ADV)

Transcripts of Sea Service (TOSS)


TOSS Purpose:

A TOSS is needed in applying for Merchant Mariner Licensing.

We Provide:

We provide Transcripts of Sea Service (TOSS) only for Coast Guard members, and former Coast Guard members, who want to receive their Mariners License. The TOSS will chronicle the vessels that a Coast Guard member served aboard during their career. This Sea Duty may have been on either a Sea Pay or Non-Sea Pay eligible vessels but must have been documented.

We do not provide:

We do not provide small vessel documentation, please go to the Merchant Maritime Center (NMC) and download the Small Vessel Sea Service From CG-719S.

To Request a TOSS

For TOSS requests the individual or SPO should contact PPC Customer Service via a by submitting a trouble-ticket or sending an email to and provide the following information:

NOTE: Completion for a Transcript of Sea Service can take up to 90 days.

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Last Modified 1/12/2016