Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS)
Military ID Card Office
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 ID Card Locations

 


 

 
Stationary Sites, available on the internet, open to the public by appointment.
 
Camp Dodge
Iowa Army National Guard
Camp Dodge-Building 3548
7105 NW 70th Ave
Johnston, IA 50131
515-252-4728
 
132nd Fighter Wing
3100 McKinley Ave
Des Moines, IA 50321
515-261-8530
114th FW South Dakota ANG
1201 West Algonquin Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
605-988-5845
Armed Forces Center (Army Reserve)
1500 Wright Brothers BLVD RM 192
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
319-297-8688
(Phone Appointments ONLY)
 
67th Troop Command
ID Card Office – Room 123A
4540 Melrose Ave
Iowa City, IA 52246
515-331-5603 or 319-337-9567
 
 
2nd BCT 34th ID
700 Snedden Dr
Boone, IA 50036
515-432-5079
 
 
185th Air Refueling Wing
Sioux Gateway Airport
Building 269-Room 11
2920 Headquarter Ave
Sioux City, IA 51111-1300
712-233-0534
 
 
Customer Service Building
Room 214
Offutt AFB
Omaha, NE 68113
Base Operator 402-294-1110
 
IMNE-RIA-HRC
Building 23
Rock Island Arsenal
Rock Island, IL 61299
309-782-0596
Online appointments: appointments.CAC.navy.mil
 
 
196th MEB
801 West National Guard Dr
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
605-357-2900, 2985


389th EN CBT BN (H)
10685 Jet Center Dr
Dubuque, IA 52003
563-556-2255 ext 3802
 
NOTE: Everyone needs to call to ensure the ID/DEERS office is open.

The Uniformed Services have agreed to assist each other in verifying ID card eligibility. The Uniformed Services assist each other in verifying certain categories of eligible persons. With on-line connection to the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting system (DEERS) using the Real Time Automated Personnel Identification System (RAPIDS), issuing activities shall:
 
  1. Verify eligibility. (See Eligibility below)
  2. Enroll individuals in DEERS.
  3. Issue ID cards upon presentation of proper documentation.
  4. Acceptable proof of identity documentation (adults only) any time an Identification Card is requested.
 
Eligibility
  1. Active duty members, retired members, and members of the Reserve components not on active duty in excess of 30 days.
  2. Retired Reserve members who have reached their 60th birthday.
  3. Family members of military sponsors on active duty for more than 30 consecutive days.
  4. Family members of retirees (with pay)
  5. Family members of Ready Reserve (Selected, Individual and Standby Reservists).
  6. Family members of Retired Reservists, who have qualified for retired pay at age 60, yet have not reached age 60.
  7. Unremarried or unmarried former spouses previously enrolled in DEERS.
  8. Medal of Honor recipients and their eligible family members.
  9. One hundred percent disabled veterans and their family members.
  10. Former members having reached age 60 and in receipt of retired pay for non-regular service, and their family members.
  11.  
Eligible survivors of
  1. Active duty members.
  2. Retired with pay members.
  3. Reserve members on active or inactive duty.
  4. Retirement - eligible reservists who died prior to transfer to the Retired Reserve (Reservists who were still participating).
  5. Retired reserve members who qualify for pay at age 60 but die before reaching age 60.
  6. One hundred percent DAVs.
  7. Medal of Honor Recipients.
Documentation
  1. The military sponsor (Soldier) can add the following dependents to DEERS
    With the required ORIGINAL source documents:
  2.  
    To add a spouse:
    Original Marriage Certificate with State File Number
    Spouse Original Birth Certificate with State File Number
    Spouse SSN Card
    Spouse Driver’s License with new last name
  3.  
  4. Child of marriage:
  5. Original Birth Certificate with State File Number
  6. SSN Card
  7.  
  8. Child Out of Wedlock (Male Soldier):
  9. Original Birth Certificate with State File Number
  10. SSN Card
  11. Paternity Affidavit of Support

    To add Stepchildren:
    Original Marriage Certificate with State File Number
  12. Original Birth Certificate with State File Number
  13. SSN Card 

    Adopted Child: 
    Final Adoption Decree
    New Birth Cert with adoptive parents named.
    SSN Card with child’s new name.
           
  1. Additional Documentation:
  2. Properly certified final decree of divorce, dissolution, or annulment of marriage.
  3. Court order for adoption or guardianship.
  4. Statement of incapacity from a physician or personnel or medical facility.
  5. Retirement orders or DD Form 214 showing retirement.
  6. DD Form 1300, Report of Casualty
  7. Certification from VA of 100-percent disabled status.
  8. Orders awarding Medal of Honor.
  9. Formal determination of eligibility for Medicare Part A and B from the Social Security Administration
  10. Civilian personnel records.
Acceptable Proof of Identity Documentation "UNEXPIRED"
AFI 36-3026_IP 17JUNE2009 - Attachment 20/RAPIDS User Guide - 18.5 Appendix E
Department of Homeland Security, Lists of Acceptable Documents, Accepted by DEER
(For Sponsors, Spouses and any dependents over 21)
Two UNEXPIRED and ORIGINAL (no copies) forms of identity must be presented EVERYTIME an ID is issued or renewed.
NO EXCEPTIONS
Primary Documents Secondary Documents

​DOD Requires that for ID Card Issuance, at least one document shall be valid, state or Federal Government-issued photo.

U.S. Military card Certificate of U.S. Citizenship (Form N-560 or N-561)
U.S. Passport Certificate of Naturalization (Form N-550 or N-570)
Driver's license or ID card issued by a state or outlying possession of the U.S. provided it contains a photograph. Foreign Passport with I-551 stamp or attached form i-194 indicating unexpired employment authorization
ID Card issued by federal, state, or local government agencies or entities provided it contains a photograph Reentry Permits (Form I-327)
Permanent Resident Card or Alien Registration Receipt Card with Photograph (Form I-151 or I-551) Voter's registration card
Temporary Resident Card (Form I-688) Native American tribal document
Employment Authorization Card (Form I-688A) Drivers license issued by a Canadian government authority
Employment Authorization Document issued by the INS which contains photograph (INS Form I-688B) U.S. social security card issued by the Social Security Administration
U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Card Birth Certificate issued by state, county, municipal authority
Refugee Travel Document (Form I-327)
U.S. Citizen Card (Form I-197) or ID Card for use of Resident Citizen in the United States (Form I-197)
​U.S. Military ID