All firearms brought onto the installation will be registered within 24 hours with the DES, Visitor Control Center (VCC) IAW AR 190-11 and FB Reg 27-5. (Note: Firearms will not be transported inside the registration building)
Soldiers are required to have their unit commander complete and sign the unit commander's portion of this form. Officers in pay grade O-3 and above, Warrant Officers CW3 and above, enlisted personnel in pay grade E-8 and above, retired military personnel, and civilian personnel do not require commander's approval and may self-approve the registration form. Authorized dependents will require sponsor's signature and commander's approval.
Registration may be completed:
Complete the Fort Bliss Firearms Registration Form and hand carry to the Visitor Control Center (VCC) located at: 5400 Buffalo Soldier Rd (915) 568-3215, which is open 24/7, or 2616 Chaffee Rd (915) 568-6853, Monday-Friday, 5 a.m. until 9 p.m.
Digitally sign and send an encrypted e-mail with the completed Fort Bliss Firearms Registration Form to: email@example.com. Once completed, the owner will receive registration via return email.
Privately-owned firearms will be transported in vehicles only while traveling in a direct route to-and-from hunting areas, dog training areas, target ranges, or other locations authorized by the installation senior commander. No stops are authorized.
The carrying of a loaded firearm in a vehicle is prohibited.
Privately-owned firearms carried in a vehicle will be secured in the trunk. For vehicles without a trunk, firearms will be encased in a container other than the glove compartment and carried in such a manner that they will not be readily available to the driver or passengers. Commercially-available trigger locks and other security devices are strongly recommended to deter and prevent loss and theft.
If requested by installation law enforcement personnel, individuals will present the registration document when the firearm is out of an approved storage location and being transported on the installation.