MCB Camp Pendleton
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• Per MCO 5530.13, identification cards marked not valid for federal purposes, federal limits may apply, or any other similar language may not be accepted by DoD for the purpose of unescorted access (i.e. to obtain a Visitor Pass or DBIDS Credential).

To reduce your wait time and to facilitate your background check, please follow the DBIDS Credential Issuance Requirements and bring a completed SECNAV 5512 with you.

DBIDS Credential Issuance Requirements for Contractors and Vendors


SECNAV 5512 (Fill & Print)

SECNAV 5512 (Print Only)

Company POC Sponsorship Addendum (print and fill)

Company POC Sponsorship Addendum (print only)

MCB Camp Pendleton Approved Company Points of Contact (Rev. 3-22)

MCB Camp Pendleton Sponsored Employee Roster (DBIDS) (Rev. 3-22)

Visitor Denial Criteria

Real ID Requirements

Frequently asked questions

Please submit completed Sponsorship Addendums, Company Points of Contact, and Sponsored Employee Rosters to

Note:  Access through Naval Weapons Station Fallbrook is prohibited unless your DBIDS pass/credential is authenticated for the weapons station.

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


For Civilian DoD Retirees

Per DoD Memorandum, Department of Defense Civilian Retiree Identification Card Termination, the DoD is no longer issuing civilian retiree identification cards. Already issued cards will expire effective Aug 31, 2023 and will not be reissued. This change only applies to civilians retiring from federal service. NOT service members retiring from military service.  For those civilian retirees pursuing base access you may contact the visitor’s center for the DBIDS process. For more information visit the Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Services website.

Gates and Hours:

Main Gate: 24 hours
San Luis Rey: 24 hours     
Del Mar: 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
San Onofre: 24 Hours
Cristianitos: 24 Hours 
Las Pulgas: 24 Hours
(Outbound traffic closed Monday - Friday 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.)


Copy And Paste AtHoc Link Address:

The AtHoc button requires a government computer and a government Common Access Card (CAC) to enter site.

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton