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“Q” Tests

January 26, 2018.  We’ve been noticing some confusion about which tests a credential candidate takes at the Regional Examination Center. The “approval to test” letter lists all the exams required for the particular credential as determined by NMC.  If an examination is preceded by “Q”, then it is a newer examination that may be significantly […]

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Email Attachments to NMC

1/08/18:  Due to limitations in the Coast Guard email system, NMC is cautioning mariners about email attachments as follows: The system will not accept attachments larger than 10 MB. It is highly recommended that attachments larger than 8 MB be split into multiple e-mails. When sending multiple e-mails, please ensure the subject of each e-mail […]

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NMC Status Update Emails

The automated emails mariners receive in response to submitted applications have been changed to provide greater clarity and to distinguish between Credential and Medical applications.  In the past, the generic content of these initial emails (“awaiting information”) had been the source of confusion and concern. The email includes the applicant’s Mariner Reference Number and Application […]

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