USCG Merchant Mariner Certificates Suitable for Framing
Since the release of the Merchant Mariner Credential final rule, which consolidated the three previously issued licenses, Merchant Mariner Documents and STCW certificates into a single passport-style Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC), mariners have been asking the Coast Guard to provide a certificate suitable for framing. The Coast Guard recognized this as an important issue to many mariners and decided to honor the mariner by providing a means for mariners to proudly display their professional credentials.
The Merchant Mariner Certificate Suitable for Framing is presently available.
Mariners who hold or have held a valid Merchant Mariner
Credential (MMC) can download, save, print and proudly display the new certificate.
Users are reminded that the certificate, which is to be used for display purposes only, is not authorized as a substitute for a valid MMC and will not substitute for the MMC where the requirement to post a credential exists. There is no fee for downloading the certificate.