WELCOME TO YONGSAN

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BACKGROUND

USFK and Yongsan Garrison is in the process of accelerating the closure of Yongsan. USAG Yongsan is scheduled for reduction under the Yongsan Relocation Program (YRP) as part of a major force re-stationing plan ongoing in Korea. The plan directs the reduction of Yongsan Garrison and the relocation of operational units and major command and staff organizations to enduring sites and facilities.

POPULATION

Yongsan is currently home to approximately 5,575 U.S. military and civilians, Korean Nationals, Korean Service Corps, contractors and retirees.

SIZE

USAG-Yongsan is approximately 611 acres or 750K Pyeong. 80% of the buildings are scheduled to be vacated by Dec. 2019.

YONGSAN VISITOR CONTROL CENTER

Visitors with no government affiliation can be escorted on base with additional paperwork. Please submit paperwork 30 days in advance. All visitors can be escorted through the visitor control center at Gate # 13 (by the Ichon Station) and Gate #1 (Dragon Hill Lodge). Both gates are open 24 hours a day, but vehicles should go to Gate #13 as the Dragon Hill Lodge gate is pedestrian only. 

DSN: 736-7106

POLICY

All active-duty service members, retirees and DOD civilians can gain access to the installation by showing their DOD identification cards and an additional form of ID at Gate #1 or #13.

For extended stays of more than a few days, you should register in the Defense Biometrics Identification Detection System (DBIDS) Installation Access System. (If you are already in DBIDs at any other base outside of Korea, you will still need to be registered here in Korea.)The DBIDs office is located at the ID Card Issue Point in Bldg. 4034 (across the Dragon Hill Lodge parking lot) and is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., except for US/Korean holidays and training holidays.