Can my Merchant Mariner Oath say Sample?

USCG accepts 'Sample' on your Merchant Mariner Oath. MM-SEAS offers personalized help for $99 to make the process smooth.

2 mins read・Jun 24, 2022
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But you can use this it we created for you!

Click on the image below to download your Merchant Mariner Oath.

Merchant Mariner Oath without Sample on it

If you would like to use the one with sample on it that the USCG had provided for us you can and the USCG will accept either for your application. Every person who receives an original MMC must first take an oath, before an official authorized to give such an oath.

Who may administer an oath?

An oath may be administered any person legally permitted to administer oaths in the jurisdiction where the person taking the oath resides which really means a public notary. If you are at the USCG REC a Coast Guard-designated individual can sign instead of a Notary.

Where do I find a Notary?

A notary can usually be found by asking for one at one of the following locations: bank, law firm, real estate firm, library, parcel shipping store, photocopy shop, tax preparer, accountant office, college or university.

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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