U. S. Coast Guard Pay & Personnel Center

Advancements, Evaluations, Service Validation and Personnel Data Corrections (ADV)

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Mailing address:

Commanding Officer (Staff Symbol)
U.S.Coast Guard 
Pay & Personnel Center
444 S. E. Quincy St.
Topeka, KS 66683-3591


(866) 772-8724
(785) 339-2200


(785) 339-3780




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Transcripts of Sea Service (TOSS)

TOSS Purpose:

A TOSS is needed in applying for Merchant Mariner Licensing.

We Provide:

We provide Transcripts of Sea Service (TOSS) only for Coast Guard members, and former Coast Guard members, who want to receive their Mariners License. The TOSS will chronicle the vessels that a Coast Guard member served aboard during their career. This Sea Duty may have been on either a Sea Pay or Non-Sea Pay eligible vessels but must have been documented. However, we do not chronicle vessels on the TOSS form for sea time as a Cadet.

We do not provide:

We do not provide small vessel documentation, please go to the Merchant Maritime Center (NMC)  and download the Small Vessel Sea Service m CG-719S.

Note: We do not chronicle vessels on the TOSS form for sea time as a Cadet.

To Request a TOSS

For TOSS requests the individual or SPO should contact PPC Customer Service via a by submitting a trouble-ticket and provide the following information:

  • Requestor's full name
  • Requestor's EmpID (or if no EmpID a SS#)
  • Requestor's approximate period(s) of service
  • Requestor's desired manner and address to have the TOSS sent to them (i.e., email or postal mail)
  • Latest DD-214s received upon leaving the service (if prior service)
  • A list of the vessels the member has served on and thinks should be included on the TOSS.

NOTE: Completion for a Transcript of Sea Service can take up to 90 days. 

Last Modified   2/23/2018 10:12:52 AM