ID Card Section


To ensure enrollment in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS), and provide Common Access Cards (CAC) and/or Official Identification Cards to Soldiers, Family Members, Retirees as well as Civilian and Contract Employees working on Fort Meade.  Please be advised that the Fort Meade CAC/ID Card Section is an issuing facility and has no authority to change any record that has already been verified in the RAPIDS system.

Contact Information

    Location: Max J. Beilke, Bldg / Human Resources Center
    Bldg. 2234 Huber Road Fort Mead, MD 20755

    Official Mailing Address:
    ATTN: ID Cared Section
    Bldg. 2234, Huber Rd. Room 110
    Fort Meade, MD 20755

    Telephone: (301) 677-3342
    DSN: 622-3342

Appointment Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Closed last Wednesday of each month from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Note: Once 10 minutes has elapsed from scheduled appointment time, the customer will be added to walk-in list so that regularly scheduled appointments will not be delayed.

Walk-in Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    • Note: Last Wednesday of each month closed 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., open at 12:30 p.m.
    • Note: There will be limited service between 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. daily.
    • Note: Common Access Cards (CAC) are not issued after 2 p.m.
    • Note: Military in uniform by them self-have priority from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
    • Note: All documents must be original or original court certified copy.
    • A/O Fall 2016, children 18 years and older must provide two forms of ID, Primary must be a photo ID.
  • The ID card facility is closed all Federal Holidays and last Wednesday of each month from 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m

ID Card Requirements

    Click here for more details.

Additional Resources


  • Air Force Instruction 36-3026_IP 17 June 2009
  • By order of the secretaries of the Air Force, the Army, the Navy, the Marine Corps, Homeland Security, Commerce, Health and Human Services
  • Army Regulation 600-8-14; BUPERS Instruction 1750.10c; Marine Corps Order 5512.11d; Commandant Instruction M5512.1a; NOAA Corps Directives, Chapter 1, Part 5; Commissioned Corps Manual 29.2; Instructions 1 and 2 17 June 2009 Personnel Identification Cards for Members of the Uniformed Services, Their Eligible Family Members, and Other Eligible Personnel

Connect with us

Need assistance?

See something suspicious?