Due to unusually high call volume, you may experience longer than normal hold times. For faster service, use one contact method at a time, either phone, email, or live chat and a Customer Service Agent will be with you as soon as possible. We thank you for your patience and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Regional Exam Centers (REC) pre-screen applications, administer examinations, conduct oversight of Coast Guard approved courses, and support community outreach programs. It is important that you provide the Regional Exam Center with a complete application package to avoid delay.

To schedule your exams, click on a Regional Exam Center (below)