What to do if my coast guard license is about to expire?

Apply for a Document of Continuity to freeze your expiring credentials. It's free and ensures future renewals.

1 mins read・Sep 09, 2022
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Apply for a Document of Continuity through MM-SEAS.

A Document of Continuity is a way to "freeze" your current domestic credentials if you are unable to renew them at the present time.

How long does Continuity last?

Documents of Continuity do not expire. They exist purely to maintain the mariner's ability to renew credentials in the future.

How much does a Document of Continuity cost?

There is no fee for a Document of Continuity.

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.

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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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