DOD ID Card

RENEWALS BY MAIL:
Renewals, Disenrollment’s and Full Time Student Extensions may be processed via mail. You may find the procedures by following the link: Steps for processing mail in ID card renewals. For regulatory guidance refer to Air Force Instruction 36-3026_IP, Para 11 – 12: AFI 36-3026

APPOINTMENTS/ NEW ENROLLMENTS/ RENEWALS/ DEERS UPDATES/ DISENROLLMENTS/ FULL-TIME STUDENT EXTENSIONS, ETC.
Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) Enrollments, Renewals, DEERS Updates, etc. may be processed by appointment only at the U.S. Embassy Manila, Seafront Compound. This includes enrolling new spouses and children for the first time, renewing ID Cards and making changes.

NOX 3 (VA Building)
1501 Roxas Boulevard
Pasay City, 1300

Appointments are very limited and given on a first come first served basis. You will NOT be seen without an appointment. Those without an appointment will be turned away.

You may make appointment by clicking the link below:

https://rapids-appointments.dmdc.osd.mil/appointment/building.aspx?Buildingld=185

Be sure to list a valid phone number and email when making an appointment. Appointments are built 30-60 days out. If you do not see any appointment, check back in 1-2 weeks.

If you are unable to make an appointment in a timely manner, you may search alternate locations outside the Philippines at:

https://rapids-appointments.dmdc.osd.mil/appointment/default.aspx

PROCEDURES:
You should arrive 30 minutes prior to your appointment. You only need one appointment per family regardless of how many updates or ID Cards you need to renew. Multiple appointments for one family will be deleted.

NOTE: The U.S. Embassy is closed all U.S. and Philippine Holidays. List of Holidays.

In addition there is always the possibility of unannounced closures due to mission requirements or system failure. We will contact you via the email address or phone number you listed during appointment scheduling when possible.

What to bring to the appointment:

Documents: All documents, Marriage Certificate, Birth Certificate, Power of Attorney, etc. must be original or certified true copy. No copies or scans will be accepted.

All Adults Must Have 3 Forms of ID: One for the gate and two for RAPIDS.

1st form of ID:

  • Passport
  • Postal Card ID
  • Driver’s License
  • NBI Clearance wit picture
  • Philippine SSS Card with picture
  • Other Government issued ID with picture
  • Unified Multi-Purpose ID (UMID)

Note: DO NOT LEAVE DOD ID AT THE GATE

2nd form of ID Must be Picture ID: Expired ID will not be accepted.

  • DoD ID Card
  • Passport Postal Card
  • Driver’s License
  • NBI Clearance with picture
  • Philippine SSS Card with Picture
  • Other Government issued ID with Picture
  • Unified Multi-Purpose ID (UMID)

3rd form of ID

  • Second ID from list above or
  • Birth Certificate issued by the State
  • Social Security Card

FAMILY MEMBERS:

Due to the Privacy Act, the Sponsor/ Service Member must be present to authorize all DEERS/ID access and/or transactions. Alternatively a representative must present a current original general or special (ID Card/DEERS) Power of Attorney and a current photo ID. Copies or scans of Power of Attorney will not be accepted. Family members must be enrolled in DEERS before an ID Card can be issued. Family members are not required to be present for enrollments.

In order for dependents to receive an ID Card the sponsor must be present, if not, the dependent must meet one of the following conditions:

The dependent must bring along a DEERS/RAPIDS generated DD Form 1172 signed by the sponsor and DEERS/RAPIDS clerk (this must be uploaded to the system by the DEERS/RAPIDS clerk) validating them as a dependent, along with a valid national ID (refer to list above).

-OR-

The dependent must bring along a valid Special Power of Attorney notarized by a U.S. notary which gives her/him the power to act on the sponsor’s behalf, along with a valid ID (refer to the list above).

-OR-

If the sponsor is deceased, the un-remarried spouse or unmarried former spouse may act on their own behalf (if the Spouse is already enrolled in DEERS).

Note: Once the sponsor is deceased, adding or removing a family member will no longer be possible.

Un-remarried/ former spouses should bring all documentation that verifies their relationship with the sponsor such as Original Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Marriage Certificate, Original Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Birth Certificate, and previous DOD ID cards.

SPOUSE ENROLLMENT:

Initial Enrollment/ Issuance: Certified/Original Marriage Certificate (shows where marriage was registered/recorded/returned and filed). If either sponsor or spouse was previously married, ALL final original divorce decrees, original annulments and/or original death certificates are required. Two forms of identification.

Note: For Philippine Marriage Certificate they must be Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) formerly NSO.

NEWBORN CHILD ENROLLMENT:

You must provide an original document establishing the child’s relationship to the sponsor. This may be one or more of the following: Consular Birth Abroad (FS-240) with sponsor listed as one parent; Proof of Paternity; Marriage Certificate for Step Children; Adoption Decree; Court order appointing the sponsor as ward for the child.

Note: For Philippine Marriage Certificate they must be Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) formerly NSO.

NOTE:

Documents: All documents, Marriage Certificate, Birth Certificate, Power of Attorney, etc. must be original or certified true copy. No copies or scans will be accepted.