SMALL VESSEL SEA SERVICE FORM
Section III: Signature and Verification - Applicant Read Before Signing!
I certify that I have served on the above vessel as stated. I am making this statement in order that I, the applicant, may obtain a credential to operate a vessel
under the provisions of Title 46 CFR, as applicable. I understand that if I make any false or fraudulent statement in this certification of service, I may be subject to
a fine or imprisonment of up to five (5) years or both (18 U.S.C. 1001).
NOTE: • The Owner, Operator, or Master must complete the remainder of this form.
• If you are the owner of the vessel, proof of ownership must be provided.
Signature of Applicant
Owner, Operator or Master Read Before Signing! I certify that the above individual has served on the above vessel as stated. I am making this statement in
order that the applicant may obtain a credential to operate a vessel under the provisions of Title 46 CFR, as applicable. I understand that if I make any false or
fraudulent statement in this certification of service, I may be subject to a fine or imprisonment of up to five (5) years or both (18 U.S.C. 1001).
PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
Owner's, Operator's, or Master's Name
MiddleFirst Street Address
Signature and Title of Person Attesting to Experience
Owner's, Operator's, or Master's address and phone number
Email Address (Optional) Phone
Authority: 5 U.S.C. 301; 14 U.S.C. 632; 46 U.S.C. 2103, 7101, 7302, 7305, 7313, 7314, 7316, 7317, 7319, 7502, 7701, 8701, 8703, 9102; 46 C.F.R. 12.02; 49
C.F.R. 1.45, 1.46
Purpose: The principal purpose for which this information will be used is to determine domestic and international qualifications for the issuance of merchant
mariner credentials. This includes establishing eligibility of a merchant mariner's credential, duplicate credentials, or additional endorsements issued by the
Coast Guard and establishing and maintaining continuous records of the person's documentation transactions.
Routine Uses: The information will be used by authorized Coast Guard personnel with a need to know the information to determine whether an applicant is a
safe and suitable person who is capable of performing the duties of the Merchant Mariner. The information will not be shared outside of DHS except in
accordance with the provisions of DHS/USCG-030 Merchant Seamen's Records System of Records, 74 FR 30308 (June 25, 2009).
Disclosure: Furnishing this information (including your SSN) is voluntary; however, failure to furnish the requested information may result in non-issuance of
the requested credential.
An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number.
The United States Coast Guard estimates that the average burden for this report is 15 minutes. You may submit any comments concerning the accuracy of this
burden estimate or any suggestions for reducing the burden to: Commanding Officer, U. S. Coast Guard National Maritime Center, 100 Forbes Drive,
Martinsburg, WV 25404 or Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project (1625-0040), Washington, DC 20503.
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