Coast Guard Announces Temporary Closure of Anchorage REC (12/29)


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The U.S. Coast Guard’s National Maritime Center has issued the following bulletin, which may be accessed on the agency’s website by clicking HERE


Temporary Closure for REC Anchorage, AK


Due to relocation, the Regional Exam Center (REC) Anchorage, AK, will be temporarily closed beginning December 29, 2014, in order to move to a new location in the James F. Fitzgerald U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building. The REC will re-open on January 12, 2015.


Beginning Monday, January 12, 2015, the address will be:


Regional Exam Center Anchorage, AK

James F. Fitzgerald Federal Building

222 West 7th Ave

Room 156

Anchorage, AK 99513


REC Anchorage is not scheduling application or examination appointments until the REC re-opens. Upon re-opening, all routine REC operations will be restored. During the temporary closure, applications may continue to be submitted to one of the other RECs. Contact information for the RECs can be found on our website.


If you have questions, please contact the NMC at 1-888-IASKNMC (427-5662) or




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