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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

 

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

"The West Coast's Premier Expeditionary Training Base"

• DoD issued ID card holders will automatically be enrolled in DBIDS after their first ID scan upon entering Camp Pendleton.

• Previously issued access credentials (i.e. RAPIDGate, Drivers License) will no longer be valid for access after Sept. 30, 2018.

Base Access Procedures for Camp Pendleton

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton recently implemented the Defense Biometric Identification System, a new Physical Access Control System.

This new system focuses on access control procedures to ensure the protection of Active Duty personnel, residents and civilian employees. These policies are intended to help Marines accomplish their mission and keep families aboard Camp Pendleton safe, while allowing access to authorized personnel, contractor & vendors and sponsored visitors.

DoD issued ID card holders will automatically be enrolled in DBIDS after their first ID scan upon entering Camp Pendleton. DoD issued ID card holders may also sponsor visitors by using the Sponsored Visitor Request Roster below. 

All unescorted visitors are required to obtain a DBIDS credential/pass in order to gain authorized access to Camp Pendleton. Unescorted visitors must be sponsored or on official business.  Visitors will have their identity proofed & vetted, and be issued an appropriate DBIDS credential/pass at no cost. Visitors must obtain a DBIDS credential/pass at the Camp Pendleton Visitor Center (Bldg. 20255T). Contractors & vendors on official business must obtain a DBIDS credential/pass at Base Access Control (Bldg. 41501T).

Visitors/Contractors & Vendors can pre-enroll in DBIDS using the DBIDS pre-enrollment button at the bottom of the page. 
NOTE: Pre-enrollment is currently only possible if an individual sponsor can be identified.   Visitors are required to enter their sponsors name, phone number & email address when pre-enrolling in DBIDS.

Sponsored Visitor Roster

For CAC ID holders with a .mil email address.

Click here for Sponsored Visitor Roster & submission instructions.


MCCS Patrons

For MCCS Patrons (Event Center, Stables, Golf, Paintball & Bowling)

Click here for sponsorship information & instructions.


Sponsored Visitor Form

For DoD ID holders (Family members & military retirees)

Click here for Sponsored Visitor Form & submission instructions
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Contractors & Vendors
For contractors & vendors conducting official business.

Click here for sponsorship information & instructions.

Recreational Bicycling
For recreational bicyclists riding along approved bike route. 

Click here for sponsorship information & instructions.

Command Events
For retirements, change of commands, and other official command/MCCS functions.

Click here for required forms & submission instructions.


Sponsored Volunteers

• Requires CAC ID and a .mil email address to sponsor volunteers.

Click here for Sponsored Volunteer Roster & submission instructions.

 

Base Access Procedures - Frequently Asked Questions
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• Department of Defense affiliates and/or their authorized family members who possess a Common Access Card (CAC), DoD Uniformed Services Identification and Privileges Card (USID).
• Persons with U.S. Government issued, DBIDS authenticated, Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credentials and a valid purpose to enter.
• Persons with a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) and a valid Bill of Lading.
• Sponsored visitors and other persons with a Camp Pendleton approved DBIDS pass/credential.

Note: Armed Forces Exchange Services Identification and Privileges Card (DD Form 2574) recipients must obtain a DBIDS Credential.

 

 

A visitor is a person who does not possess a government issued Common Access Card (CAC), Department of Defense Uniformed Service ID and Privileges Card, or a U.S. Government issued, DBIDS authenticated, Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credential.

Visitors will transition from using their Real ID Act compliant (or state approved extension) Driver's License as an access control credtial and will have until September 30, 2018 to obtain an authenticated government issued DBIDS pass/credential.

Note: Contactors & vendors, MCCS Category C Patrons & Recreational Bicyclists  are specifically addressed in the below sections.

 


The MCB CAMPEN Sponsored Visitor Program enables authorized sponsors to submit a Sponsored Visitor Request Roster/Form to the Provost Marshal's Office (PMO) and sponsor visitors for up to 60 days.  Unescorted sponsored guests are required to obtain a DBIDS pass/credential from the Visitor Center. 

• Sponsoring a visitor using a DoD CAC & .mil email
• Sponsoring a
visitor by dropping off required forms at Visitor Center.  Must provide DoD Issued ID to verify sponsorship.



 

Yes. Follow the Trusted Traveler procedures outlined below.

The Trusted Traveler procedure allows a uniformed service member or government employee with a valid CAC, a military retiree (with a valid DoD identification CARD), or an adult dependent (with a valid DoD identification card) to present their identification card for verification while simultaneously vouching for any vehicle occupants.

Trusted travelers are also permitted to vouch for the occupants of two additional vehicles in immediate succession.  Members identified as Trusted Travelers are responsible for the actions of all visitors for whom they vouch and must accompany their visitors at all times while aboard MCB CAMPEN.

Adult escorted visitors must be in possession of an acceptable identity source document/credential, such as a government issued photo ID(i.e. Real ID Act compliant [or state approved extension] driver’s license, state identification card, or passport), to establish their identity.

 

Personnel authorized to use Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton will not be impacted by the changes. Contact the Visitor Center or the Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton with additional questions.

http://www.med.navy.mil/sites/cpen/Visitor/Pages/VisitationGuide.aspx


All vehicles are subject to installation rules and regulations. Visitors must provide current liability insurance, current registration and proof of a valid Real ID Act compliant [or state approved extension] driver’s license.


Large group tours are available on a first come, first serve basis. The previously available self-guided tours are no longer authorized unless you have an authorized sponsor. Contact the Office of Communication (formerly the Public Affairs Office) with questions, or to schedule a tour at: (760) 725-5799.


 

Command guests, teachers, volunteers, members of non-federal entities, and non-DoD Base residents will transition from a Base Access Credential to a DBIDS visitor pass/credential as determined by their access requirements and sponsor. Command guests are authorized to participate in the specific Base activity for which they were sponsored.  This transition will be coordinated by the Visitor Center.

To expedite the DBIDS enrollment processing time, DBIDS pre-enrollment is encouraged: Visitors are required to enter a sponsors name, phone number & email address when pre-enrolling in DBIDS.

Click to pre-enroll for DBIDS.

If you are receiving certificate error messages and security warnings when attempting to pre-enroll at DBIDS from a non DoD computer, tablet or smartphone, please visit https://www.dau.mil/faq/p/DoD-PKI-Certificates and follow the step by step instructions.

 


• Visitors may be denied access to MCB CAMPEN if they meet one of the following disqualifying factors:
(1) Any current arrest, charge or conviction within the past 10 years of homicide; rape; armed robbery; registered sex offender; adult sexual assault; child sexual assault; child pornography; felony drug possession; felony larceny/theft; human trafficking; arson; extortion; immigration violation. 
(2) Is not a U.S. citizen and is illegally present in the United States or whose U.S. citizenship, immigration status, or social security number cannot be verified.  Engaged in actions or activities designed to overthrow the U.S. Government or State Government by force.
(3) Identification in the Known Terrorist Screening database; known (documented) gang member; known supremacist or extremist.
(4) Outstanding arrest warrant or felony conviction within the past 10 years. 
(5) Military personnel discharged with a bad conduct or dishonorable discharge; persons currently debarred from any military installation.
(6) Provides fraudulent information on the application.
(7) Has exhibited characteristics, traits or other indications that cause concern for the health, safety or welfare of personnel and/or residents aboard MCB CamPen; or that cause concern for the physical security or environment of MCB CamPen.


 

The point of contact for questions related to visitors and the Sponsored Visitor Program is:
Visitor Center
Bldg 20255T
(760) 763-8435
Business Hours: 0730-1530 Mon-Fri
 
The point of contact for contractors/vendors is:
Base Access Control
Bldg. 41501T
(760) 763-7604/7605
Business Hours: 0600-1600 Mon-Thur. (closed Fridays)


 

• Visitors denied installation access by virtue of criminal history may appeal in writing to the Command Inspector, Box 555010, Marine Corps Installations West - Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5010.  There is no time limit to appeal.

Visitors denied installation access will not be provided a copy of the adverse information used in the access control decision, but can be provided with the agency name that provided the adverse information.

Visitors who are subsequently detained or investigated for offenses describe in MCIWEST-MCB CAMPENO 5000.2 or whose conduct causes concern for the physical security or environment of MCB CAMPEN will have their DBIDS credential terminated, DBIDS Visitor pass confiscated and installation access denied.

Note: All individuals pending an appeal will be denied access to MCB Camp Pendleton until the appeal has been decided.




• MCAS Miramar - (858) 577-1428
• MCRD SD - (619) 524-6448
• MCAGCC 29 Palms - (760) 830-6794
• MCLB Barstow - (760) 577-6600
• MWTC Bridgeport - (760) 590-3015

Command security managers and other who act as a sponsor shall refer all requests for entrance from representatives of a foreign government, foreign military service, or foreign private interest, whether U.S. citizen or not, to the Provost Marshal.  Non-U.S. citizens who are not permanent residents of the U.S. may NOT be processed via the Sponsored Visitor Program.  They are not eligible for unescorted access and must be escorted in person by a DoD affiliate.

DBIDS Pre-Enrollment

 

• Defense Biometric Identification System is a fully integrated identity management and force protection access control system.

• Unescorted visitors are required to obtain a DBIDS credential/pass in person at the Visitor Center in order to gain authorized access to Camp Pendleton. 

• Contactors & vendors are also required to obtain a DBIDS credential/pass in person at the Base Access Control Center in order to gain authorized access to Camp Pendleton.

• Visitors are required to enter a sponsors name, phone number & email address when pre-enrolling in DBIDS.

• Click above button to pre-enroll for DBIDS. Pre-enrollment alone does not confirm sponsorship or authorize base access.  Sponsors are required to submit the DBIDS Sponsored Visitor Roster for their visitors.

If you are receiving certificate error messages and security warnings when attempting to pre-enroll in DBIDS from a non DoD computer, tablet or smartphone, please visit https://www.dau.mil/faq/p/DoD-PKI-Certificates and follow the step by step instructions.

 

Base Access Procedures Video
Base Access Procedures

Visitor Center

The Camp Pendleton Visitor Center is located in Bldg. 20255T, adjacent to the Main Gate near Interstate 5. (See Map) The Center is intended to process visitors who have been pre-sponsored by base personnel.  Those visitors who have not been pre-sponsored should expect long delays or should arrange to have their sponsor meet them at the gate.

Business hours are:

• Mon., Tue., Thur., and Fri. - 7:30am - 3:30pm 

• Wed. - 7:45am - 3:30pm

Phone: (760) 763-8435

Base Access Control

For Contractors & Vendors
Base Access Control is intended to process contractors & vendors who conduct official business aboard Camp Pendleton. The center is located in Bldg. 41501T adjacent to the Las Pulgas gate. (I-5 at Las Pulgas Exit) (See Map)

Business Hours:
6am - 4pm Mon-Thur. (Closed Fridays)
Phone: (760) 763-7604/7605

Gate Hours

• Main Gate - 24 hrs
• San Luis Rey - 24 hrs     
• Del Mar - 6am - 8pm
• Las Pulgas - 24 hrs
• San Onofre - 24 hrs
• Cristianitos - 5am - midnight