ID Card Center Open for Appointments for non-Depot personnel

Effective 1 September 2020, the MCRD ID Card Center will be limited to appointments for all
Department of Defense Service Members, retirees, civilians, contractors and their families. To support
the Depot mission of recruit training, Depot personnel are the only authorized walk-ins. This change is
being conducted to increase social distancing and protect the personnel assigned to MCRD San Diego,
while still providing service to authorized patrons. To schedule an appointment at the MCRD ID Card
Center, please utilize the following website:

For additional information
concerning ID Cards, call the MCRD ID Card Center 619-524-8371/8849.


Located in Gate 5 off of Washington Street and Interstate Highway 5
4600 Belleau Avenue Bldg 230
San Diego, CA 92140
Hours of Operation 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

(619) 524-8740 / 8741

Please bring two forms of Identification - one must be unexpired federal or state issued ID with photograph.

Eligible family members must be accompanied by their Sponsor. If sponsor is not present a verified ID card application (DD Form 1172) signed by the sponsor or a valid power of attorney (POA) is required.

Full time student over the age of 21 must have proof of full time enrollment from school registrar office (letter from school signed by the registrar clerk).

Initial enrollment of a Spouse: Original or certified copy of Marriage Certificate, Birth Certificate, Driver License and Social Security Card.
Child: Original or Certified copy of Birth Certificate or Hospital proof of birth letter from the medical facility and Social Security Card if available.

Replacement of Lost or Stolen Common Access Card: In addition to the 2 valid forms of Identification a report from installation security/local police or a memorandum on a command letterhead signed by the CO, OIC, Department Head or Supervisor is required.

*If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us before making your trip to the ID Card Center

Registration: (619) 524-4200
Traffic Court: (619) 524-8103
Fax (619) 524-8103

1. Received Tickets DD form 1408.
2. Search Tickets for adjudication.
3. Adjudicating Tickets Before/After Court.
4. Asses’ points needed per the DepotO 5400.29d.
5. Retrieve CLEOC Court Docket.
6. Create Before Court Docket to be sent out via email to PMO Services, Operations, DPC, Provost Marshal, Provost Sergeant and the distribution list aboard the depot 3 days prior to court date.
7. Before Court, print adjudication letter and attach them to the citation of the patrons who have not pled guilty before court.
8. Appear in Traffic Court.
9. Print 2 copies of the updated Before Court Docket (extra for Magistrate).
10. After Traffic Court, Create After Court Docket for Patrons who Pled Guilty/Before Court/assessed points or suspension on Pled Not Guilty/Guilty or Not Guilty by TCM/ assessed points or suspension FTA/Guilty by TCM/assessed points or suspension.
11. Send Email of After Court Docket to the same distribution list used to send the Before Court Docket.
12. After Traffic Court, adjudicate the remainder of tickets in CLEOC.
13. If any suspensions, suspend the individual by typing in dates in the To and From Section in the “Court Disposition”. Mandatory suspension will be given and end date.
14. Create Suspension letters.
15. Email Physical Security a list of the patrons to be added or removed to/from the Suspension and Reinstated list.
16. Create a folder for all tickets from the court date and a copy of before and after court docket to keep on file with date labeled.
17. Registration: (619) 524-4200 - Traffic Court: (619) 524-8103 - Fax (619) 524-8103.


Vehicle Registration follow DepO 5400.29D  Chapter , Section 5000.
1. Vehicle Registration Clerk verify documents presented (Registration or Rental Agreement paperwork/Insurance Card/Motorcycle Safety Card) for base passes.
2. Vehicle Registration register vehicles that work on the base in CLEOC (each personnel has 5 days after checking in to register their vehicle).
3. Update/Create profile for Active Duty/Civilian/Contractors in CLEOC.
4. Update Registrations in CLEOC.
5. Deregister a vehicle in CLEOC.
6. Create a 30 day temporary pass in CLEOC.
7. Check-in/ Check-out depot Personnel (Active Duty Personnel/Civilians/Contractors). 
8. Create 30 day passes for Contractors working aboard MCRD, SD.  
9. Research/Verify sponsor information via email or call from the Sponsor (DOD Line) to ensure the 30 day contractor pass will be valid. 


1. Contractors use Kiosk (located in Pass/ID office) to enter in information and company’s code.
2. Contractor returns within 2-3 weeks once email received for pick up.
3. Verify documents (2 forms of Valid Government/State Issued)
4. Subscriber has to be digital verified by fingerprint scanner.
5. Subscriber will enter a pin number agreeing to subscriber’s agreement per RAPIDGate.
6. Once information verified, clerk will issue the RAPIDGate badge. 

All visitors and graduation traffic
Please enter the base through Gate 5 at the intersection of Washington Street and Pacific Highway. All visitors must have a valid driver's license, state issued identification card, or passport, and all drivers are required to have a valid driver's license, registration, and proof of insurance in their possession.

All vehicles and personnel are subject to search upon entry and firearms, weapons, knives greater than 3 inches, drugs and all drug paraphernalia are prohibited. Prohibited items will be seized and offenders may be cited and denied entry. Expect delays for security screening and please plan accordingly.

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