- 1 What is an MMC number?
- 2 What is a mariner reference number?
- 3 How do I find my mariner number?
- 4 How do I get MMC credentials?
- 5 Who needs an MMC?
- 6 What is a Merchant Marine salary?
- 7 How long does it take to get a merchant mariner credential 2020?
- 8 Can a merchant mariner credential be used as a passport?
- 9 How much does it cost to get a merchant mariner credential?
- 10 Do Merchant Marines get a military funeral?
- 11 What is the Mariner Society?
- 12 Does Merchant Marine get VA benefits?
- 13 How do I submit CG 719B?
- 14 Where do I send my USCG medical certificate application?
What is an MMC number?
MMC serial numbers are nine digits long, as required for a passport book, and padded with leading zeros. The MMC has a clear plastic holder for the mariner’s TWIC card on the inside of the back cover. The MMC is considered a form of REAL ID and is therefore accepted as proof of identity by the TSA.
What is a mariner reference number?
For recordkeeping purposes only, a mariner’s official MMC identification number is the individual’s social security number. However, a unique serial number, called the mariner reference number, and not the social security number, will appear on the credential.
How do I find my mariner number?
If you go to the HAL homepage (http://www.hollandamerica.com) and scroll to the bottom, there is a list of links in small type: Home About Us News Mariner Society Legal & Privacy. Click on Mariner Society then the ID Lookup tab. You have to enter you name, zip code, DOB and country.
How do I get MMC credentials?
Steps to Apply for an Original MMC
- Determine the Officer and/or Ratings that you wish to obtain by visiting the NMC’s Checklist Page.
- Obtain a Transportation Worker’s Identification Credential.
- Fill out a CG-719B Application for Merchant Mariner Credential.
- (IF APPLICABLE) Fill out a CG-719C Conviction Statement.
Who needs an MMC?
A Merchant Mariner’s Credential (MMC) is issued by the United States Coast Guard, and it is required documentation for all crew members of U.S. ships with a Gross Register Tonnage of over 100, and for all vessels that are required to operate with a licensed Master, regardless of size.
What is a Merchant Marine salary?
The salary of a merchant marine varies by the training received. The median salary of a merchant marine is around $55,000, but the range of salaries can vary from $27,000 up to $120,000.
How long does it take to get a merchant mariner credential 2020?
The NMC has set a net processing goal of 30 days. Mariner Credential Throughput is a ratio of the total number of applications finished divided by the total number of applications received.
Can a merchant mariner credential be used as a passport?
Can I use my MMC as a Passport? No. While the MMC is a government-issued document, when traveling abroad you are still required to possess a valid U.S. Passport.
How much does it cost to get a merchant mariner credential?
Original MMC endorsement for a qualified rating: $45 (issuance), $95 (evaluation) and $140 (examination). Renewal of MMC endorsement for a qualified rating: $45 each for issuance and examination and $50 for evaluation.
Do Merchant Marines get a military funeral?
In addition, the U.S. federal government has authorized military funeral honors for certain other military and civilian groups, such as the American Merchant Marines during World War II, and members of the National Guard. To detemine eligibility or arrange for military honors, talk to your funeral director.
What is the Mariner Society?
Shayne Rodriguez Thompson. Holland America’s Mariner Society is a multi-tiered loyalty program for past passengers. Members earn “Cruise Day” credits based on days sailed, with double points for suite passengers and one bonus credit for every $300 spent onboard (limit one credit per day).
Does Merchant Marine get VA benefits?
They are considered veterans for VA benefits. We don’t often think of Merchant Marines as being eligible for veterans benefits. Currently, only those who served on sea duty during World War 2 are eligible.
How do I submit CG 719B?
Any application for a medical certificate that is submitted with a CG-719B (MMC and medical certificate) must be submitted to an REC. Medical certificate applications can be submitted to the NMC via e-mail at: [email protected]
Where do I send my USCG medical certificate application?
Send e-mail to [email protected] Make sure to include your name and mariner reference number in the subject line. Please ensure the applications are in PDF format, as picture formats (JPG, GIF, etc.)