USCG Application Components
Form - Complete required sections for an original license.
Three character references must be included. Application
valid for one year from receipt.
Link to USCG Application Form [719b] [pdf download file]
Exam Form - Must be completely filled out. An
incomplete form will delay your application. Not meeting
a vision, hearing, or general physical condition requirements
does not automatically disqualify the applicant.
Link to USCG Physical Exam Form [719k] [pdf download file]
Test - All applicants must be certified "Drug Free"
having a physician submit a completed Drug Free form after
a SAMHSA approved drug test or
- submitting a letter stating the applicant is currently enrolled
in a Coast Guard required random drug testing program.
Link to USCG Drug Test Form [719P] [pdf download file]
Service Form - You must tabulate your experience in
operating your own vessels on the the Sea Service Form.
If necessary use added copies to account for service
on more than four vessels. One day of service consists
of a minimum of four hours underway, not at the dock.
You can claim only one day in a 24 hour day.
Link to USCG Sea Service Form [719S] [pdf download file]
of Sea Service -
If sea time is documented on your own vessel, use state
registration, documentation certificate, bill of sale, or
insurance papers. Service on vessels not owned by
you must be supported by letters in the form of the supplemental
Small Boat Experience Letter.
of Age and Citizenship
- TWIC (Transportation Workers Identification Credential) www.tsa.gov/twic
-American Heart Association
-Coast Guard Approved Course
- The Coast Guard will evaluate your paperwork and issue
your license using the following fee schedule (effective
October 4, 1999):
(effective October 4, 1999)
|Original License (includes endorsements)
* No exam fee if testing with New England Maritime. For certain licenses (Launchtender and upgrades) requiring only a partial exam, the fee is $45.
** A continuity endorsement is an endorsement on an expired license which preserves the license in an inactive state until a requirement such as sea service is fullfilled.
USCG Renewal Paperwork Assistance
New England Maritime offers assistance, for a fee, in USCG License
renewal paperwork. We will supply you with the forms, assist you in
completing your sea service forms, and check the paperwork package
in its entirety prior to submitting to the USCG REC.
Please contact New England Maritime with any questions or concerns.
Physical and Drug Testing Sites
Dr. Paul Winkel
700 Attucks Lane Suite 1E
Hyannis, MA 02601
Quincy Medical Center
114 Whitewell Street
(617) 376-5700 Occupational Health Services
Call to Make Appointment.
Bring with you:
Blank USCG Physical Form and USCG Drug Test Form (do not fill out)
Medications: Name, Strength, and Dose
Eyeglasses if you wear them
Other USCG Physical & Drug Test Sites
|1. Kendall Head ||13. Cape Ann Lighted Whistle Buoy "2" |
|2. 44o 54' 45"N, 66o 58' 30"W ||14. Boston Lighted Horn Buoy "B" |
|3. 44o 51' 45"N, 66o 00' 59"W ||15. Race Point Light |
|4. West Quoddy Head Light ||16. Chatham Light |
|5. Sail Rock Lighted Whistle Buoy "1" ||17. Pollack Rip Entrance Lighted Horn Buoy "PR" Great Round Shoal Channel Lighted Buoy "2" |
|6. 44o 37' 30"N, 67o 09' 48"W ||18. Shoal Channel Lighted Buoy "2" |
|7. Frenchman Bay Approach Lighted Whistle Buoy "FBE" ||19. Sankaty Head Light |
|8. Mount Desert Light ||20. Nantucket Island (western most extremity) |
|9. Matinicus Rock Light ||21. Wasque Point (southwestern most extremity) |
|10. Monhegan Island Light ||22. Gay Head Light |
|11. Portland Lighted Horn Buoy "P" ||23. Block Island Southeast Light |
|12. Soon Island Light ||24. Montauk Point |
Exam Requirements For Passing
OUPV # of questions
Masters # of questions
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