Helpful Links

Helpful Links, Applications and Forms

Captain’s School Key West Online Course site:

Application Forms:

Video on how to fill out all forms in application and send in packet!!

Application:   CG_719B Application

Medical:    CG_719K Physical

Drug Testing:   CG_719P Drug

Sea Service:   CG_719S Sea Service

Convictions:   CG_719C Conviction

Application Checklist:  Application Checklist

Electronic Filings

Miami REC:  phone: 888-427-5662

Video on how to fill out all forms in application and send in packet!!

USCG NMC Application To Do List

  1. Complete the course. Put diplomas in application packet.
  2. Complete a USCG Approved CPR/1st Aid/AED in person course. We normally have one the week after OUPV class. Add diploma to packet. Diploma must be dated within 1 yr.
  3. Get your Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • To make appointment:
  • TWIC office located at 1001 N America Way #111, Miami, FL 33132
  1. Get a physical filled out on form – CG_719K Physical. All forms can be found at top of this page.   We suggest Port of Miami Medical, 1015 N America Way, Miami, FL 33132, 305-358-4265
  2. Compete a drug screen on form – CG_719P Drug.  You may also use a drug consortium letter dated within 180 days. We suggest PPort of Miami Health listed above.   We are also a drug consortium.
  3. Fill out sea service form –CG_719S Sea Service. watch video listed above for how and what documents to provide.
  4. Fill out application for license on form- CG_719B Application.
  5. If you answer yes to anything in section Section III (2) (Convictions and Drug Use), please fill out form – CG_719C Conviction.
  6. Complete pay the government   Coast Guard Application Fee Form  Then click blue “continue to the form’ button.  Fill out form with your information. If you are in the Florida, you will choose Miami as your Regional exam center.
    The next part can be confusing. Your total fees should be $145.
    $100 for original officer endorsement,
    $0 for Course in Lieu of exam and
    $45 for MMC Issuance Fee.
     Very Important!!! Email receipt to yourself, print and add to application packet! Below is exactly  how you want to fill out the bottom part of the  form for 1st time captains:

10.  Send in your application! Send via pdf by email only!!! Email to  Keep the pdf to under 15 MB in size.

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