I had no problems with the drug testing, but I had more problems finding a place that is acceptable to the USCG. Arrgh…
A helpful young man at the Merchant Mariner’s Center (MMC) gave me a helpful tip. He told me to look on the AAMRO site. I found a local center in Greenville, SC near me. You need to make sure that you get the Department of Transportation (DOT-5) Panel.
Note: Make sure you read the documents on the MMC site carefully.
You will submit the results to the USCG Regional Exam Center (REC) as part of your MMD application.