How do I get my Ordinary Seaman rating?
You need to take care of these 6 easy steps to get your entry level MMC
You must be a US Citizen or alien admitted for permanent residence
Be at least 16 years old (with parental/guardian consent if under 18)
Pass a drug test within 6 months
Most hold or be approved for Medical Certificate
Must take the Merchant Mariners Oath in front of a Notary
Pay Mariner's Fees
How many Sea Days are needed?
There are no sea service requirements for entry level endorsements.
What endorsements are included in an Entry Level Rating?
Ordinary Seaman, Wiper, and Steward’s Department (FH)
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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