Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV)

On-Site Courses

Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV)

U.S. Coast Guard (Domestic)

This 80 hour course is approved in lieu of examination for a U.S. license application for Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels.

For your convenience, the course is offered in two different formats: a two-week day schedule and a nine-week night schedule.

Shiphandling, Coastal Navigation, Emergency Procedures, Navigation Rules, Pollution and Watchstanding.

If you are looking to obtain your Master 100 gross ton license and don’t currently hold a license, start with this OUPV course and also register for the Upgrade OUPV to Master 100 ton course, which is scheduled immediately following the OUPV course.


  • First Aid/CPR
  • FCC Exam
  • Upgrade OUPV to Master 100 Ton
  • Upgrade Master 100 to Master 200 Ton


  • Plotting Tools (Dividers, Parallel Ruler, Triangles)
  • Calculator (TI-30 or TI-36)
  • Pencils and erasers
  • Training Charts are provided by NMI


  • TWIC Card
  • Physical Exam & Drug Test
  • Coast Guard Evaluation and Licensing Fees

For information regarding course dates, please contact our Registration Office.

USCG Approval:
Any applicant who has successfully completed your Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV) (NOREMI-340) course and presents your Certificate of Training within one year of the completion of training, will satisfy the examination requirements of 46 CFR 11.201(j)(1) for original issuance, 46 CFR 10.227(e)(1)(iii) for renewal, and 46 CFR 10.227(i)(1) for reissuance of a merchant mariner endorsement as Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV) Upon Near Coastal, or Great Lakes and Inland, or Inland Waters. The course completion certificate issued upon successful completion of this course is valid for one application which results in the issuance of an endorsement(s) and may not be used for future application transactions.

PRICE: $1,350.00 USD

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