If CHAT is not available, and you would like to learn more about Coast Guard eligibility requirements, there are several other ways you can get in touch with a recruiter through gocoastguard.com:
Chat NowBack to Top
Thank you for your interest in the U.S. Coast Guard.
If you would like to chat with a live recruiter, hours are:
Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. EST (7 p.m. PST).
Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.
Saturday and Sunday: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST.
In addition to the regular hours, Coast Guard Officers will be available to discuss what it's like to be an officer, and their careers and experiences in some of the mission fields and career options offered by the Coast Guard. The schedule for April is as follows:
16 April: Coast Guard Judge Advocate General (JAG) Officer (Coast Guard Lawyer): 3pm to 7pm EST
23 April: Coast Guard Marine Inspector (Prevention/Marine Safety Officer): 6pm to 10pm EST