National Maritime Center Closed Due to Gov't Shutdown
The National Maritime Center (NMC) issued a notice stating it is closed due to the government shutdown.
The NMC said it is authorized to maintain a small cadre of personnel to support national defense-related credentialing issues.
The NMC will:
- Maintain the Customer Service Center call center: 1-888-IASKNMC (427-5662) and IASKNMC@uscg.mil will be monitored from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday. Regional Examination Center (REC) and other NMC phone/e-mail addresses will not be monitored.
- Maintain the NMC website, keeping the industry up to date on its status via the website and all list servers.
- Close all RECs and Monitoring Units:
-Examination appointments are cancelled and must be rescheduled after the shutdown is lifted. Online scheduling is disabled.
-Appointments to drop off applications are cancelled and must be rescheduled after the shutdown is lifted. Online scheduling is disabled.
-Customer walk-in service is suspended until the shutdown is lifted.
-Applications may continue to bemailed or e-mailed and will be processed when the shutdown is lifted.