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Vessel Inspection User Fees (VIF) Payment Information

Customer Service

Phone: 757-523-6940
Toll Free: 1-800-941-3337
Email: FIN-SMB-CustomerService@uscg.mil

Online Payments (through www.PAY.gov)
To pay by Credit Card, PayPal, Dwolla or ACH (check/bank account transfer)

Please use the following links to the online forms.

Check Payments

When paying by check from a US Bank please:

  • Make check payable to US Treasury, and include
    • the invoice number (if applicable)
    • Vessel Identification (e.g. VIN, IMO, ON)
    • Additionally, for Overseas inspections include USCG Unit Name
  • Mail to address as shown below:

 

Fee Postal Address Street Address (Overnight Courier)
COI & COC:
Annual fees
(Certificate of Inspection &
Certificate of Compliance):
US Coast Guard Vessel
Inspection
P.O. Box 979118
St. Louis, MO 63197-9000
U. S. Bank Gov’t Lockbox
Lockbox Number 979118 (COI)
1005 Convention Plaza
ATTN: Gov’t Lockbox, SL-MOC1 GL
St. Louis, MO 63101

 
Overseas Inspection
($4585):

Coast Guard User Fees
P.O. Box 979125
St. Louis, MO 63197-9000
U. S. Bank Gov’t Lockbox
Lockbox Number 979125 (COI)
1005 Convention Plaza
ATTN: Gov’t Lockbox, SL-MOC1 GL
St. Louis, MO 63101

 
Overseas Travel
Vessel Inspector Travel:

USCG Accounts Receivable
P.O. Box 979119
St. Louis, MO 63197-9000

Formerly USCG Art/Others
U. S. Bank Gov’t Lockbox
Lockbox Number 979119 (COI)
1005 Convention Plaza
ATTN: Gov’t Lockbox, SL-MOC1 GL
St. Louis, MO 63101

 
Inspector Overtime
Civilian:

USCG Accounts Receivable
P.O. Box 979119
St. Louis, MO 63197-9000

Formerly USCG Art/Others
U. S. Bank Gov’t Lockbox
Lockbox Number 979119 (COI)
1005 Convention Plaza
ATTN: Gov’t Lockbox, SL-MOC1 GL
St. Louis, MO 63101

 

 

Wire Payments

When paying by Bank/Wire Transfer recommend use of the "Instructions to the Bank" linked below.

To ensure proper credit for the payment please include in your Instructions to the Bank:

  • Name and Contact Information in the Originator Information
  • Vessel or Invoice information in the Beneficiary Information

 After the bank processes the wire transfer please send the following information to the email listed below:

  • Bank Receipt and Instructions sent to Bank
  • Identifying information (Vessel name and number or Invoice number)

Email Receipt to: FIN-SMB-fedwires@uscg.mil 
Instructions to the Bank: VIF Wire/Bank Transfer Information