Commandant (CG-113)
U.S. Coast Guard
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE
Stop 7907
Washington, D.C. 20593-7907

Motorcycle Training Member Reimbursement


Effective immediately, motorcycle safety training provided by commercial training programs between the dates of 31AUG2021 and 15NOV2021 will not be reimbursed.  Members will incur personal cost by scheduling or attending training during this time. To ensure timely processing of FY21 reimbursement claims, members must submit the required documentation prior to 30AUG2021.

For additional information, please contact Mr. Michael G. Lindsay at

  • Member schedules his/her training course.
  • Member pays training course fee with personal funds and attends course. CG-1131 is NOT authorized to reimburse for travel expenses to and from training.
  • Member’s command training rep records training into Training Management Tool (TMT).
  • Member completes OF-1164 Claim for Reimbursement for Expenditures on Official Business Form, attaches training charge receipt and copy of course completion card. Include EMPLID on OF-1164.  Forward to CG-1131 via email to:, for signature and accounting data. Claim must be submitted within 15 days of course completion.
  • Refer to OF-1164 template for guidance how to fill in form
  • CG-1131 forwards to CG-513 for signature and document number. CG-513 forwards to FINCEN for reimbursement payment processing.
  • FINCEN processes and EFT’s member’s account with cost of training.
  • Reimbursement limited to course fee for MSF’s Basic Rider Course and Experienced Rider Course. Basic and Experienced Courses offered by Team Oregon and Idaho Star will also be accepted. CG-1131 is NOT authorized to reimburse for travel expenses to and from training.
  • Reimbursement capped at $350.00.
  • Reimbursement limited to Active Duty Military personnel.
  • All requests for MC training reimbursement must be submitted no later than August 30, 2022.
  • This program will continue each year unless otherwise cancelled by an ALCOAST.


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