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Does the USCG accept verifiable digital signatures for my Captains License Paperwork?

Updated: Apr 19

Yes! As of March 28th, 2022 the USCG National Maritime Center will accept verifiable digital signatures on the following forms, memos and letters used to get your USCG License.


  • CG-719B Application for Merchant Mariner Credential

  • USCG Transcript of Sea Service for Active Duty

  • USCG AOPS Report for Sea Service for Active Duty

  • ARMY Transcript of Sea Service for Active Duty

  • NOAA Transcript of Sea Service for Active Duty

  • NAVY Transcript of Sea Service for Active Duty

  • Sea Service Letters on Official Letterhead

  • CG-719S Small Vessel Sea Service Forms

  • Certificate of Discharge Forms

  • Tankerman Transfer Letters

  • Proof of Ownership Supporting Documentation for CG-719S Small Vessel Sea Service

  • USCG Approved Course Certificates

  • American Red Cross CPR Cards

  • Parental Consent Form

  • Continuity Request Memos

  • Duplicate MMC Request Memos

  • CG-719C Conviction Statement

  • Previously Disclosed Conviction Statement Memos

  • STCW Training and Drills Statements

  • Radar Observer Training and Drills Statements

  • Subchapter M Towing Training and Drills Statements

  • Resumes

  • Job Offer Letters

  • NVIC TOAR Assessment Records

  • NVIC STCW Assessment Records

  • CG-719P DOT/USCG Periodic Drug Testing Forms

  • Drug Testing Letters on Company Letterhead

  • Drug Testing Letters from a Maritime Consortium



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