Services Provided

Installation In and Out-processing



All Soldiers assigned, attached, or with duty to Fort Knox for 30 days or more, including Reserve Component Soldiers on a contingency or operational support mission, report to Rockenbach Hall, Building 2020, 159 Black Horse Regiment Road, Room 130, to complete installation in-processing.  If the Soldier is on permissive temporary duty (PTDY), they should report to their unit prior to reporting to the Processing Control Station (PROC CS).  **All Soldiers must complete in-processing in duty uniform.

During Duty Hours:  Soldiers will report to PROC CS for processing from 8 a.m- 3:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday and 8:30 a.m- 3:30 p.m. on Friday to begin in-processing.  Closed daily 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. PROC CS is closed on all federal holidays.

Soldiers must bring the following documents to in-process:
  • Reassignment orders, including amendments
  • Approved Absence Request (s)
Processing includes:
  • Confirmation of assignment
  • Updating personnel files
  • Scheduling in-processing appointments

After Normal Duty Hours:  All Soldiers arriving after duty hours are required to sign in at the Department of Emergency Services (DES), building 298, on Gold Vault Road.  Contact number is (502) 624-1155.

Incoming Soldiers Requiring Billeting:  The DES will coordinate billeting with Garrison for Single Soldiers Private thru Staff Sergeant.  All officers, senior non-commissioned officers (NCO), and all married Soldiers, upon signing in with the DES, will report to New Garden Inn, 406 North Knox Street, Bldg. 1327. Contact New Garden Inn at (502) 943-1000.


All Soldiers must be in duty uniform to complete their final out-processing.


All Soldiers within 20-60 days of permanent change of station (PCS), expiration of term of service, retiring, or transitioning from the Army are required to complete an out processing briefing IAW Army Regulation (AR) 600-8-101.
Installation out-processing briefings are offered in-person on Thursdays, located in building 2020, room 111 at 1430Hrs. **Limited space available in the briefing room**.
Soldiers may complete the briefing without documentation; however, PROC CS will not issue clearance papers until all required documents are received:
  • Installation out-processing data worksheet
  • Orders, including amendments
  • Approved Absence Request (s)
  • Army Career Tracker out-processing sponsorship survey
  • Passport verification form (if applicable). Note: Personnel driving to Alaska will require a passport verification form.

For information pertaining to this briefing, call (502) 626-0183.


Soldiers scheduled to report to the Fort Knox Transition Services Center will complete modified installation out-processing.

The PROC CS will utilize the DA Form 137-1 (Unit Clearance Record), received from the unit S1, to validate the completion of requirements. 

In accordance with the Army debt management program all Soldiers will be directed to clear; Finance, Central Issue Facility, and Out-patient Records on Fort Knox prior to reporting to building 2020 to complete out-processing.

Soldiers will then be directed to Transition Services to receive their DD Form 214. 

See remote out-processing paper for further information.

Remote Out-Processing Information paper


Clearance Papers

DA Forms 137-1, Unit Clearance Record,  issued by the Soldier’s unit S1.

Installation out-processing clearance papers are issued by the PROC-CS 10 duty days prior to final out-processing date for all personnel.  The final out-processing date is determined by factoring in leave, PTDY, and transitional leave.

Final Out-processing

Bring the following documents to the PROC CS on the final out-processing date:

            Installation Support Modules (ISM) checklist

            DA Form 137-1, signed by the Commander, 1SG, or S1

            Approved Absence Request (s)

            Department of Defense (DD) Form 2648, Service Member Pre-Separation/Transition Counseling and Career Readiness Standards eForm

            Most recent Leave and Earning Statement (LES)


Required Documents for Permanent Party Out-processing

  • Dental Records - Jordan Dental Clinic (502) 626-8301
  • Medical Records – Ireland Army Health Clinic (IAHC) Outpatient Records (502) 624-9490
  • Immunization Records - IAHC Immunization Clinic (502) 624-9149
  • Central Issuing Facility (CIF) records (DA Form 3645, Organizational Clothing and Individual Equipment Record)
  • Common Access Card (CAC) –Soldiers that do not have a CAC should go to the Identification (ID) Card/Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) Section prior to their out-processing date to have a CAC issued.
  • Identification tags (2 sets)
  • Medical warning tags (If applicable) - IAHC (800) 493-9602
  • PCS orders with all amendments (3 copies)
  • DA Form 4036, Medical/Dental Preparation for Overseas Movement (if applicable) (502) 624-7476
  • DA Form 5305-R, Family Care Plan (If applicable)
  • Soldiers ranked SGT and above - NCOER/OER as applicable or a Memorandum from the BN S1


TDY for 90 Days or More

IAW AR 600-8-101:  Personnel Processing and DA PAM 600-8-101, Personnel Processing, all personnel in a temporary duty status for 90 days or more are required to out-process through PROC CS.  DA Form 137-2, Installation Clearance Record, will be issued by PROC CS.