The Fort Sill ID Cards Section & Fingerprint Section provides world class customer support to eligible beneficiaries throughout its area of responsibility. We provide service to Active Component, Reserve, National Guard, Airmen, Marines, Family members, Civilians, Contractors and Retirees from the Lawton/Fort Sill community and surrounding areas.
To schedule an appointment online (CAC/ID/DEERS-Rapids Transactions)
0800-1100 MON-FRI WALKINS DAILY (EXCEPT FOR HOLIDAYS)
0800-1130 & 1300-1530 MON-FRI APPOINTMENTS DAILY (EXCEPT FOR HOLIDAYS)
1200-1300 CLOSED FOR LUNCH DAILY
NEW HIRES MON-FRI DAILY (EXCEPT FOR HOLIDAYS)
ID CARD AND FINGERPRINTS WILL BE CLOSED EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 1300-1600 FOR MANDATORY TRAINING
Defense Enrollment and Eligibility Reporting System
Yes, with the following exceptions: If the sponsor pre-signs DD Form 1172-2 (Application for Uniformed Services Identification Card/DEERS Enrollment) in front of a Verifying Official, the family member may bring original signed DD Form 1172-2 form unaccompanied by the sponsor, the digitally signed DD Form 1172-2 can be pre-scanned into the DEERS database by sponsor or a Verifying Official, or the DD Form 1172-2 can be faxed from another ID Card Issuing Facility to this facility at (580) 442-7268. The family member may sign the DD Form 1172-2 (Application for Uniformed Services Identification Card/DEERS Enrollment) using a valid power of attorney (P.O.A.). If none of the above, a 90-day temporary card may be issued by doing a mail-out to the sponsor of the dependent.
90 days from the date form was issued
Yes. A person needing an ID card who is unable to travel to the nearest ID card facility or a great distance from an ID Card Center may submit a request by mail. The sponsor will provide a notarized 5×7 or 8×10 facial photograph of the card recipient with detailed physical characteristics (height, weight, color of eyes, hair, and signature). Expiring ID card should also be returned. If sponsor or dependent is incapacitated, a medical letter from sponsor’s/dependent’s tending physician is required.
DIRECTORATE OF HUMAN RESOURCES, ID CARDS/DEERS 4700 MOW-WAY ROAD, SUITE 120 FORT SILL, OKLAHOMA 73503
90 days prior to expiration date for common access card (CAC) 90 days prior to expiration date for dependents, with the following exceptions: card is damaged promotion of sponsor significant change in appearance
The dependent should have valid power of attorney or a pre-signed DD Form 1172-2 by the sponsor authorizing dependent/dependents to receive their ID card with accompanying valid verifying state/federal documents. .
Age 10, with the following exceptions: dependent of dual active service members sponsor is a single parent dependent is not residing in sponsor’s household, or in some cases a child’s appearance is much older
Up to age 21. At age 21 if the dependent is enrolled as a FULL-TIME student in an accredited institution of higher learning, with courses of study leading to an associate or higher degree, that dependent may have an ID card until the date of graduation or their 23rd birthday, whichever occurs first. EXCEPTION: If the dependent is incapacitated, a child dependency packet needs to be completed prior to the child’s 21st birthday. This packet can be obtained from our office and then forwarded to DFAS, or if the dependent is enrolled in the Tri-Care Young Adult Program
The original signed letter from the school’s registrar’s office certifying that the dependent is a full-time student attending classes leading to an associate or higher degree of education with anticipated graduation date. The beginning date of classes should be before the dependent’s 21st birthday with no lapse in courses.
No. If this is done, you will lose all your ACTIVE-DUTY benefits and will be placed on retirement status which will then require you to pay for your benefits.
Yes. If the child is already the dependent of another service member there is a condition that must be placed under the stepparent (the condition is receiving entitlements under another sponsor). This needs to be addressed at the time of enrollment.
It is dependent on the following: An unmarried female sponsor needs only bring the child’s State issued original birth certificate and social security card. An unmarried male sponsor must have the child’s original birth certificate, social security card, and judicial determination (i.e., court-order stating child is his or acknowledgement of paternity with notarized signatures). Married sponsors whose spouse is already on DEERS, the sponsor needs to bring the child’s original birth certificate and social security card. Marriage certificate is required for stepchildren.
The sponsor will bring in the marriage certificate, birth certificate (original or true certified copy), social security card and valid picture ID (i.e., Driver’s License, State ID, Passport etc.)
Yes. The service member must bring the court document(s), the birth certificate(s) of the dependent(s), (original or true certified copy) the social security card(s), and picture ID(s), if applicable. The ward(s) must be a dependent on the sponsor for over half of their support for at least 12 consecutive months.
Yes, when the following conditions are met: The sponsor performed at least 20 years of service The spouse was married to the sponsor at least 20 years and the 20 years of marriage were during the 20 years of the sponsor’s service. All the above being met, the URFS/DB is entitled to full benefits so long as they do not remarry or do not have their own employer sponsored health plan. —- OR –– The sponsor performed at least 20 years of service and the spouse was married to the sponsor at least 20 years the 20 years of marriage were during at least 15 years of the sponsor’s service. All the above being met, the URFS/DB is only entitled to medical coverage for 1 year from date of divorce.
To receive a DAV ID card, the person must bring: The letter from the Office of Veteran Affairs (VA) stating that they are 100 percent disabled or 100 percent unemployable. The service member’s DD Form 214 (Honorable Discharge or General Under Honorable Condition Discharge, Uncharacterized from Active Duty). A valid picture ID, social security card, and supporting documentation (i.e., original or true certified original copies of marriage/birth certificate) for all family members to be added.
NOTE: A DAV ID card entitles them to Commissary and Post Exchange privileges only. Medical is handled by VA.
Initial verification for abused dependents, unremarried or unmarried former spouses, and DoD Beneficiaries. Individuals who require an initial dependency determination (e.g., legal custody wards, temporary and permanently incapacitated children, parent, stepparent, parent-in-law). (Exception: ID card renewals are permitted, providing an approved dependency determination is present.) Military and civilian retirees, former members of the military, and DoD contractors not enrolled in DEERS without a verified record. Children born out of wedlock of a male sponsor, when paternity has not been judicially (legally) determined by a court, or no record of an acknowledgement of paternity (VAP), including no record of affidavit of paternity; or illegitimate child of sponsor’s spouse or same-sex partner, when the sponsor is a member of another Uniformed Service, DoD, or Federal agency. Family members of Navy or Marine Corps residing in the Philippines.