The forms and links on this page can help you either get started with the ID process or figure out which benefits you can access through your ID.
DD Form 1172-2, "Application for Identification Card/DEERS Enrollment"(56k, PDF)
Instructions for DD Form 1172-2(433k, PDF)
This form is used to enroll in DEERS and is most often used to enroll dependents of Service members.
DD Form 2841, "DoD Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Certificate of Acceptance and Acknowledgement of Responsibilities"(98k, PDF)
Instructions for DD Form 2841(202k, PDF)
This form is the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) certificate of authorization and acknowledgement of responsibilities for the registration official.
DD Form 2842, "DoD Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Certificate of Acceptance and Acknowledgement of Responsibilities"(52k, PDF)
Instructions for DD Form 2842(202k, PDF)
This form is the PKI certificate of acceptance and acknowledgement for the user.
Identification Card Issuance
Pre-Arrival Checklist(292k, PDF)
This checklist provides information about identity and eligibility documents required for ID card issuance.
List of Acceptable Documents for DoD ID Card Issuance(259k, PDF)
The List of Acceptable Documents, lists the types of documents that applicants will need to bring with them to a Real-Time Automated Personnel Identification System (RAPIDS) site.
Civilian Retiree Informational Poster(418k, PDF)
This poster provides information about DoD Civilian Retiree ID Cards.
Civilian Retiree Informational Trifold(773k, PDF)
This trifold provides information about DoD Civilian Retiree ID Cards.
SSN Removal Informational Paper(171k, PDF)
This paper provides information on DoD's efforts to eliminate the SSN from DoD ID cards.
SSN Removal Informational Trifold(909k, PDF)
This trifold provides information on DoD's efforts to eliminate the SSN from DoD ID cards.
Coordination of Benefits Trifold(301k, PDF)
This trifold provides information for beneficiaries who are entitled to TRICARE and eligible for Medicaid or Medicare.
Permanently Incapacitated Dependent Redetermination Trifold(621k, PDF)
This trifold provides information on the new redetermination process for permanently incapacitated dependents.
Military Websites Related to ID Cards
RAPIDS Site Locator (RSL)
This website allows you to locate the nearest ID card facility/RAPIDS site based on city, ZIP Code, state, or country.
ID Card Office Online
The ID Card Office Online web application is used to update information stored on a user's CAC, and to renew and replace a family member's ID card.
Verifying Officials Information System (VOIS)
Information for professionals tasked with verifying identification.
Synchronized Predeployment and Operational Tracker (SPOT)
This site provides a central source of contingency contractor information.
Trusted Associate Sponsorship System (TASS)
Sponsors and contractors use this site to send information to DEERS before contractors are authorized to receive a CAC.
This application allows beneficiaries to update contact information in DEERS, locate the nearest military ID card issuing facility and view personal information.
DS Logon My Access Center
DoD Self-Service (DS) Logon facilitates secure authentication to critical websites. The My Access Center application allows eligible DoD beneficiaries to request a DS Logon credential, and manage their personal settings.
Military Benefit Websites
This application allows beneficiaries to review personal, health care, and personnel information from DEERS.
This site offers information about the military's health care program.
General DoD Websites
Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)
Technology systems supporting those defending America.
Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC)
Information and technology to power better decisions.
Defense Privacy, Civil Liberties, and Transparency Division
This office implements the Department of Defense's Privacy and Civil Liberties programs through advice, monitoring, official reporting, and training.
The official website for the Department of Defense.