To cancel or change an appointment: Please contact the National Maritime Center at 1-888-427-5662 or IASKNMC@uscg.mil

Appointment Locator
Address 8876 Gulf Freeway
Suite 200
Houston, TX 77017-6595
Select Service

Exam Registration
Lower Level Exam - AM Date(s)
Any license, Mate or Master, less than 200GT or unlicensed rating. Prior to scheduling for this exam you MUST have an "Approved to Test" letter from the National Maritime Center.
Thu,5/1/2014 (7 of 8 available) 
Fri,5/2/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Thu,5/8/2014 (7 of 8 available) 
Fri,5/9/2014 (7 of 8 available) 
Thu,5/22/2014 (7 of 8 available) 
Fri,5/23/2014 (7 of 8 available) 
Thu,5/29/2014 (7 of 8 available) 
Fri,5/30/2014 (7 of 8 available) 
Thu,6/5/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Fri,6/6/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Thu,6/12/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Fri,6/13/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Thu,6/19/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Fri,6/20/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Lower Level Exam - PM Date(s)
Any license, Mate or Master, less than 200GT or unlicensed rating. Prior to scheduling for this exam you MUST have an "Approved to Test" letter from the National Maritime Center.
Thu,5/1/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Fri,5/2/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Thu,5/8/2014
Fri,5/9/2014 (7 of 8 available) 
Thu,5/22/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Fri,5/23/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Thu,5/29/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Fri,5/30/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Thu,6/5/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Fri,6/6/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Thu,6/12/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Fri,6/13/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Thu,6/19/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Fri,6/20/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Written Exam - AM Date(s)
Prior to scheduling an exam you MUST have an "Approved to Test" letter from the National Maritime Center.
Mon,4/28/2014 (6 of 8 available) 
Tue,4/29/2014 (5 of 8 available) 
Wed,4/30/2014 (5 of 8 available) 
Mon,5/5/2014 (6 of 8 available) 
Tue,5/6/2014 (6 of 8 available) 
Wed,5/7/2014 (4 of 8 available) 
Mon,5/19/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Tue,5/20/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Wed,5/21/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Tue,5/27/2014 (7 of 8 available) 
Wed,5/28/2014 (7 of 8 available) 
Mon,6/2/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Tue,6/3/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Wed,6/4/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Mon,6/9/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Tue,6/10/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Wed,6/11/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Mon,6/16/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Tue,6/17/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Wed,6/18/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Written Exam - PM Date(s)
Prior to scheduling an exam you MUST have an "Approved to Test" letter from the National Maritime Center.
Mon,4/28/2014 (6 of 8 available) 
Tue,4/29/2014 (6 of 8 available) 
Wed,4/30/2014 (7 of 8 available) 
Mon,5/5/2014 (6 of 8 available) 
Tue,5/6/2014 (5 of 8 available) 
Wed,5/7/2014 (5 of 8 available) 
Mon,5/19/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Tue,5/20/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Wed,5/21/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Tue,5/27/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Wed,5/28/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Mon,6/2/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Tue,6/3/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Wed,6/4/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Mon,6/9/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Tue,6/10/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Wed,6/11/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Mon,6/16/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Tue,6/17/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
Wed,6/18/2014 (8 of 8 available) 
 
National Maritime Center (NMC)
Mariner Credentialing Program (MCP)


Welcome to our on-line appointment system

YOU MUST POSSESS OR SHOW PROOF OF APPLYING FOR A TWIC AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION if you work on a vessel with a Vessel Security Plan or have never previously held a TWIC


If you are requesting an exam appointment for First Class Pilot; Please contact the REC directly.

To get Started:

1) Choose the REC you would like to visit.,
2) Choose the service that you require.
3) Select a staff member or No preference.
4) Select an OPEN day from the calendar.
5) Select an available time slot.
6) Complete the required information.
7) Finalize your appointment.

* You must make an appointment for each exam module.

Need an Application Package? Visit our website: www.uscg.mil/nmc

To pay your fees please visit: www.pay.gov

All inquiries should be made to: 1-888-IASKNMC (1-888-427-5662)

or email: IASKNMC@uscg.mil

To check the status of your application visit:

http://homeport.uscg.mil/mycg/portal/ep/home.do