Can I use my Aviation Medical Certificate in lieu of the USCG CG719K Medical for my USCG License?

Can an aviation medical certificate replace the USCG CG-719K form? Learn the rules for your USCG license.

2 mins read・Mar 30, 2022
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No, the USCG will only accept the USCG 719K physical form.  No other physical is accepted in its place, unless you are working for Military Sealift Command and complete a DD2807 or DD2808.

Some quick tips on your USCG Medical for your License

The USCG Medical team only accepts one big pdf file for all 10 pages. You need to turn your medical paperwork into a pdf. We recommend using the free Adobe Scan App on your phone or you can use a scanner.

Once you have your pdf of your completed CG719K named as:  Last Name, First Name, Your MMC # CG719K  Copy this text and then replace the Bold Below with your information.

Create an email to:

Copy below and paste in the subject line:

Last Name, First Name, Your MMC # CG719K

Copy below and paste in the email body:

Good morning,

Attached is my completed CG719K. Please let me know if you have any issues or questions with this medical application.

Have a great rest of your day,

[Your Name]

Attach this attachment to email:

Last Name, First Name, Your MMC # CG719K

We hope this made your life a little easier and if you have other questions the MM-SEAS team is always here to help!

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Nate Gilman
Nate Gilman

Nate has over 15 years of professional maritime experience and has hawsepiped his way to a 3rd Mate Unlimited Endorsement with full STCW compliance. He is proud veteran of the NOAA Commissioned Corps.

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