ATTN: COMPENSATION DIVISION
US COAST GUARD STOP 7907
2703 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE SE
WASHINGTON DC 20593-7907
Purpose of Program
Members serving on active duty in the Armed Forces may be reimbursed for their spouse's qualified relicensing costs after relocation to another state (including U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia) due to PCS orders.
Qualified relicensing costs include examination and registration fees that are imposed by the state of the new duty station to secure a license or certification to engage in the same profession the member’s spouse engaged in while in the state of the original duty station. These fees must have been paid or incurred by the member or spouse to secure the license or certification from the state of the new duty station after the date on which the orders directing the reassignment. This reimbursement applies to license or certification costs assumed after the date orders are issued redirecting the assignment and is retroactive to all assignments with an effective PCS departure date after 12 Dec 2017.
To file for reimbursement members must submit:
See OF-1164 Sample to assist.
Members will email the OF-1164, orders, current license, and receipt to FINCEN at FIN-SMB-Invoices@uscg.mil. Processing and payment may take up to 30 days.
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Please email any questions or comments to Compensation@uscg.mil (subject: SLR).