>Updated Merchant Mariner Medical Evaluation Report Forms

>The Coast Guard National Maritime Center (NMC) issued a notice stating that it is planning to release new versions of the Merchant Mariner Credential Medical Evaluation Report form (CG-719 K) and the Merchant Mariner Evaluation of Fitness for Entry Level Ratings form (CG-719 K/E). A voluntary use phase will extend from November 2 through December 31, 2009. As of January 1, 2010, use of the new forms will be mandatory and submittals of the previous versions of these forms will not be accepted.

For questions about the use of the new forms, please contact the NMC by email at iasknmc@uscg.mil or by phone at 1-888-IASKNMC.