Good to go: Merchant Mariner Credential arrives in 24 days

by Tim Flanagan on July 20, 2009

My Merchant Mariner Credential arrived on July 13, visit just 24 days after I submitted all my materials at the USCG Examination Center in Seattle.


Now I’ve got my TWIC and my MMC, information pills so I’m good to go!

Which is a good thing, because I spent last week actually working aboard a boat, for actual wages. Hey, I think that makes me a professional mariner!

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July 27, 2009 at 6:15 am

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1 Jon February 10, 2010 at 2:48 am

How much was the total fees for the Merchant Mariners’ Credential? I know how much the TWIC is gonna cost, but how much is the MMC now?

2 tim March 21, 2010 at 12:34 am

just submitted my app. cos about 500 bucks to jump thru all the hoops. cant wait to get it and become enrolled in SMA!!!!

3 Brian August 8, 2010 at 9:32 am

Did you need STCW classes to get your job?

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