Links on this page are accessible by students and staff logged in to the domain.

Members of the public can access information on the MMC process from the U.S. Coast Guard National Maritime Center at

Students, start here with these Instructions: Instructions for Applying: License

Kickoff Questionnaire for Pre-License Process

License Application Forms:

Administrative Release Form

Medical Release Form

Application Form for Engine Majors

Application Form for Deck Majors

Conviction Documenting Form - Only if Applicable (CG Form 719-C)

Physical Exam Form 719-K

Previous License Holders Enrolled at MMA: Students with current licenses can use this document (linked below) to guide you in filling out your application for your Third Engineer or Third Mate license. This applies to you if you hold a lower-level license such as a launchtender license or a master or mate license at the 25-, 50-, or 100-ton level.

Instructions for Lower-Level License Holders

Pay.Gov Instructions

TWIC Instructions