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Does the USCG really email me my open book renewal test if I need it?

The USCG emails open-book renewal tests. Complete it alone and email it back. MM-SEAS offers 1-on-1 calls and USCG help.

1 mins read・Aug 17, 2022
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Yes. It's really that simple.

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To renew your MMC follow the steps on the website, MM-SEAS, to make sure all of your paperwork is correct.

  • We then submit that to the USCG.
  • They review it and then approve you to take the official USCG take home open book test.
  • They email the test to you.
  • You look the answers up however you want (Google, books, memory) as long as no one helps you and complete the answer sheet.
  • You then email it back to the USCG, and they will  mail you your new USCG license.
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We hope this made your life a little easier and if you have other questions the MM-SEAS team is always here to help!

MM-SEAS is free to use on your own and if you need some more personalized help you can upgrade to MM-SEAS Pro inside of the site.

No matter what, when you are ready to submit your application, you can choose to have the MM-SEAS staff create a perfect application, handle the USCG application fees and work with the USCG on your behalf to resolve any issues for a flat fee of $349 or you can choose to submit on your own.

Pro MM-SEAS members get access to unlimited live 1 on 1 calls with one of our USCG Licensing Specialists. We've found that answering questions live with screen sharing in a video call makes both of our lives easier. Pro MM-SEAS members can access these features inside of MM-SEAS under License Guidance.

Need to renew, upgrade or get your first USCG license? We're here to help.

No matter if it is your first MMC, your second Upgrade or your fifth Renewal USCG Licensing is easy with MM-SEAS.
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Nate Gilman
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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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