Mission: To provide quality personnel services to military personnel (Active/Reserve/National Guard), retirees, family members, DoD civilians, and eligible contractors in the areas of replacement operations, in/out-processing, transition and retirement services, compassionate reassignment/hardship discharge request processing, military awards/ decorations, ID cards/tags and DEERS enrollment, the deposit waiver program, and the installation school of standards program

Location & Hours of Operation:

Consolidated In/Out Processing Center, 1716 Bldg 250, on 3rd Street, across from BJACH

Hours of Operation: 0730-1630

ID Cards: (337) 531-1891

Make an appointment at the ID Card office online

Follow the instructions below to make an appointment. The ID Card Office will still process walk-in personnel.

 

Click here and the appointment program will open in a new tab in your browser.

 Click on: Make Appointment

 Select a State:  LA, then click Go

 Select a City: Fort Polk then click NEXT

 Click on Select under 1716 3rd Street, Bldg. 250

 Click on date for available appointments and choose an open appointment time that fits your schedule.

 

As usual, the ID Card Office will still process walk-in personnel.

NOTE:  If an expired military ID card is presented at the gate as you enter the installation, the gate guard WILL confiscate it.  They should give you a memorandum.  Please bring the memorandum with you to the ID Card Section.

 

WARNING

Photocopying U.S. Government Identification cards is a violation of "Title 18, US Code Part I, Chapter 33 Section 701 and punishable of both fine and/or imprisonment. Please note: this does not apply to medical establishments (Doctor's office, hospitals, pharmacies) who are allowed to make a copy for insurance claims or medical supplies and other government agencies in the performance of official government business.

 

      Documentation

  • Proofs of Identity are mandatory.

  • Two (2) valid, unexpired forms of identification must be presented to receive any ID card. For a list of authorized  proofs of identity, please click here.

  • All documents must be originals or they must be certified or notarized copies.

  • All court documentation must be state or county certified stating that it has been filed and recorded in the courthouse.

  • When a Social Security (SS) number is required, you may use a SS Card or other official documentation showing the SS number (i.e. Tax ID form, letter from SS Office with SS number or Military ID).

  • Driver’s Licenses must have an actual date of expiration. 

  • Foreign documents must be translated by an official government translator.
     

    Identification (ID) Cards

  • Military Members

  • Official documentation must be presented for any updates or changes (i.e. Promotion Orders, Active Duty Orders, Name Change Memorandum, Medicare Card or Official Notification Letter from Social Security Administration, etc)

  • DOD Contractors

  • All data must be previously input through Contractor Verification System (CVS).

  • If going overseas, a Letter of Authorization (LOA) must be presented reflecting this information

  • Must have two (2) valid, unexpired forms of identification (See Proofs of Identity above)

  • DOD Civilian

  • All data must be previously input through Civilian Personnel Advisory Center (CPAC)

  • Must have two (2) valid, unexpired forms of identification (See Proofs of Identity above)

  • Family Members

  • Must have two (2) valid, unexpired forms of identification (See Proofs of Identity above) and one of the following:

    • Sponsor present

    • Valid Power of Attorney (POA)

    • DD Form 1172 (ID Card Application) signed by the Sponsor and a Verifying Official.

    • DD Form 1172 (ID Card Application) signed by the Sponsor and a Notary Public

  • Retirees (Initial Retirement)

  • Retirement Orders or DD Form 214 (Copy 4)

  • Reserve/National Guard Retirees need Orders/Letter transferring to Retired List and authorizing retired pay

  • If Medicare eligible, must present Medicare Card

  • Must have two (2) valid, unexpired forms of identification (See Proofs of Identity above)

  • 100% Service Connected Disable Veteran (DAV)

  • Need letter from Department of Veteran Affairs showing member as an honorably discharged veteran rated as 100% service connected, authorizing commissary store and exchange privileges

  • Need DD Form 214 (Copy 4)

  • Must have two (2) valid, unexpired forms of identification.  (See Proofs of Identity above)

  • If adding other family members to the system, see Adding Family Members section below

  • Full-Time Students (21-23 years old) – Attending accredited institution

  • Sponsor must be providing over 50% support

  • Must have two (2) valid, unexpired forms of identification (See Proofs of Identity above)

  • Letter from Student Registrar’s Office or National Clearing House (Enrollment Verification Certificate) that states the following:

    • Full-Time Status

    • Obtaining associate’s degree or higher

    • Anticipated date of graduation

  • NOTE:  If student falls below full-time status, the ID card must be turned in to a local ID card facility.  Any medical costs incurred will be the responsibility of the Sponsor.

  • Lost or Stolen ID Cards

  • Prior to coming to the ID Card Section, the ID Card must be reported lost or stolen and a memorandum from the Military Police (MP) or report from the Local Police Station must be presented stating so

  • Must present two (2) valid forms of identification.  (See Proofs of Identity above)

  • Adding Family Members

    (Any Foreign documents must be translated by official government translator)

  • Spouse

    • Marriage Certificate/License

    • Birth Certificate (Must contain the name of at least one parent)

    • SS Card or other official document showing social security number (See Documentation section above)

    • Photo ID issued by state or local government

    • Final Divorce Decree, annulment or death certificate from previous marriage

  • Former Spouse

    • Marriage Certificate/License

    • Final Divorce Decree

    • DD Form 214 (Copy 4), if available

    • Military ID Card (DD Form 1173)

    • Photo ID issued by state or local government

    • SS Card or other official document showing social security number (See Documentation section above)

  • Children (If parents are not married, see Illegitimate Child section below)

    • Birth Certificate (Must contain the name of at least one parent) or Hospital Confirmation of Birth

    • Social Security Card (if received)

  • Step Children

    • Marriage Certificate/License

    • Birth Certificate (Must contain the name of at least one parent) or Hospital Confirmation of Birth

    • Social Security Card

  • Adopted Children

    • Final Adoption Decree or documentation from authorized placement agency under the Department of Human Services

    • Birth Certificate

    • Social Security Card

  • Ward

    • Court order granting custody to the Sponsor.  Court order must stipulate that the child will be in the care and custody of the Sponsor for no less than twelve (12) consecutive months.  The court order can designate length of custody by age, time or permanency. 

    • Birth Certificate

    • Social Security Card

  • Illegitimate Child

    • Birth Certificate

    • Social Security Card

    • One of the following:

      • Dependency Determination from DFAS

      • Voluntary Acknowledgment of Paternity from the State in which the child was born

      • Court Order establishing paternity

  • Child born Overseas

    • FS 240 (Consular Report of Birth Abroad) or DS Form 1350 (Certification of Report of Birth)

    • Social Security Card