Welcome to U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill
Vehicles entering Fort A.P. Hill are required to have either an adult authorized identification cardholder in the vehicle or an authorized visitor pass. To obtain the pass, the vehicle operator must process through the visitor center and present the following: A valid vehicle registration, proof of current vehicle insurance, valid driver's license.
If you are a contractor or vendor arrange for your long term pass through your Contract Office's Representative or Government Employee Sponsor.
By requesting access, you are agreeing to a background check, which uses the National Crime Information Center Interstate Identification Index, a Federal Bureau of Investigation database that provides criminal histories from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
To get your background check and access pass to post you can go to the Visitors Control Center between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily. The process at the Visitors Control Center should take approximately 15 minutes per person. Please allow for this extra time when making travel plans.
Personnel under the age of 18 will not have a NCIC check conducted.
Visitors requiring a pass arriving after 4 p.m. will be unable to access the installation.
Be aware that all individuals 18 and older in the vehicle are required to have a background check and pass before being allowed to enter the installation unescorted.
Visitors with a valid pass and picture ID can access the installation at any Access Control Point during their visit. Passes are valid only for the approved time frame based on the length or frequency of your visit.
All adults are required to possess valid ID. All juveniles without valid ID must be accompanied by an adult family member.
U.S. Army 3R Explosives Safety Education Program
Munitions used or encountered during training, hunting, fishing or deployments are dangerous and should never be handled unnecessarily nor taken or kept as souvenirs or war trophies.
Recognize - When you may have come across a munition, and that munitions are dangerous.
Retreat - Do not approach, touch, move or disturb it, but carefully leave the area.
Report - Immediately what you saw and where you saw it to local law enforcement - call 911 or 804-633-8888.
For more information on the U.S. Army 3R Program please visit the official
CALL the Fort A.P. Hill Police Duty Desk at (804) 633-8888, for specific delivery instructions.
is located on Route 301 just inside North Gate and is open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Visitor Passes will be issued to all non-Department of Defense persons with a valid reason for entering the installation. A visitor pass can be issued for up to 90 days for all non-DoD personnel. A security-vetting process will be completed on each non-DoD individual prior to receiving a visitor pass. This includes all non-DoD passengers riding in a non-DoD person’s vehicle.
The Fort A.P. Hill Visitor Control Center | (804) 633-8585
Access Control Resources:
Real ID Act of 2005
On May 1, 2016, Fort A.P. Hill began fully enforcing the provisions of the Real ID Act of 2005. Under provisions of this act, driver's license and ID cards from certain states and territories are not valid for un-escorted access to Fort A.P. Hill. Click on the following link for the Department of Homeland Security website to determine the status of each state and territory . Persons requesting un-escorted access to Fort A.P. Hill and who present a standard license or ID from one of those states will be required to present additional documentation to verify their identity prior to being allowed access to Fort A.P. Hill.