Contractor Vetting Office

The Contractor Vetting Office is located in building 818 which is adjacent to the Camp Lejeune Main Gate on Holcomb Boulevard.  Office hours are Monday through Friday 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The office is closed on weekends and holidays. Contractors and other personnel requiring access credentials will be vetted/screened through building 818 only.

Contractor Vetting Office (Appointments or Questions): (910) 450-5977

Contractor Vetting Office Fax: (910) 450-0289

Taxi Vetting: (910) 449-4208


Access Requirements

Contractors will either receive a DBIDS credential or temporary pass, depending upon the length of time they require access to the installation. A DBIDS credential is issued to individuals requiring access for 61 days or more. A temporary pass is issued to individuals requiring access for 60 days or less. Contract specifications determine the length of pass.

Contractors will report to the Contractor Vetting Office (CVO), building 818, adjacent the Main Gate on Holcomb Boulevard. To confirm their access requirements, undergo a background check, and receive their credential/pass. Normal CVO hours are Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Contractors must provide:

-Appropriate identification (ID) documents

-Government Contract

-Letter of Authorization

-Appropriate Sponsor’s Information

-Vehicle Registration and Insurance


Appropriate Identification Documents

Contractors will provide two valid, original forms of ID for the purpose of identity proofing to receive a DBIDS credential or a Temporary Pass. One form of ID must be from the list below, the second form can be from the list below, or it can be a social security card or birth certificate.

Acceptable IDs:

- U.S. Passport or U.S. Passport Card

- Permanent Resident Card, Alien Registration Receipt Card, or “Green Card” (Form I-551)

- Foreign passport with a temporary I-551 stamp or temporary I-551 printed notation on a machine-readable immigrant visa

- Foreign passport with a current arrival-departure record, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Form I-94 bearing the same name as the passport, and containing an endorsement of the alien’s non-immigrant status indicating that status authorizes the alien to work for the employer.

- Employment authorization document that contains a photograph (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Form I-766).

- In the case of a non-immigrant alien authorized to work for a specific employer, a foreign passport with a Form I-94 or Form I-94A, bearing the same name as the passport, and containing an endorsement of the alien’s non-immigrant status, as long as the endorsement has not yet expired and the proposed employment is not in conflict with any restrictions or limitations identified on the form.

- Driver’s license or ID card issued by a state or outlying territory of the U.S., provided it contains a photograph and biographic information such as name, date of birth, gender, height, eye color, and address.

- ID card issued by Federal, state, or local government agencies, provided it contains a photograph and biographic information such as name, date of birth, gender, height, eye color, and address.

- School ID card with a photograph.

- U.S. military or draft record.

- U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Card or TWIC.

- Native American tribal document.



Government Contract

Contractors must provide a copy of the prime contract with the government and all subcontracts, as applicable. For example, a subcontractor must provide a copy of their prime’s contract with the government and a copy of their contract with the prime, both referencing the prime’s contract number.

Letter of Authorization

Contractors must provide a Letter of Authorization on company letterhead referencing the applicable contract(s) and identifying the requesting individual as an authorized employee of the awarded company along with the employee’s required access days and times (i.e. M-F, 0600-1700, etc).

Approved Sponsor’s Information

The DBIDS system requires a sponsor to be identified for each credential and temporary pass prior to issuance. The sponsor must be active military or government civilian with a CAC. Government contractors are not approved sponsors. The sponsor’s EDIPI and must be supplied to register in the system. The sponsor should be from the government entity awarding the contract of supervising the work.

Vehicle Registration and Insurance

Contractors driving on the installation must provide an original vehicle registration document. Copies of registration are only accepted for company owned fleet vehicles. Proof of insurance is also required. A declaration page is required for insurance originating outside the state of North Carolina. Out of state insurance must meet North Carolina minimums of $30k per person, $60k per accident, and $25k property damage.

Vehicle Inspections

All commercial vehicles must be inspected each time they enter the installation. Inspections for Camp Lejeune are conducted at the Piney Green Gate, Monday through Friday from 5 a.m. until 5 p.m. and at the Sneads Ferry Gate 24/7. MCAS New River inspections are conducted at the Curtis Gate 24/7. Drivers MUST have an approved access credential prior to being inspected and allowed access. Delivery drivers without an access credential can show a bill of lading in lieu of a government contract, but must provide other required documents identified above at the CVO to receive a pass. Delivery drivers with a TWIC only need to present the TWIC and bill of lading at the commercial vehicle inspection lane to be granted access.

Flight Line Document Requirements for MCAS New River

• Government Award Letter

• Company letter with employee name and contract end date issued within the past 30 days

• If applicable, official subcontractor company letter(s)

• Documents must be signed by company official

• Valid state issued driver’s license or identification card

• Contractor ID card

***Contractors who will perform work aboard MCAS New River must contact airfield operations at (910) 449-5011 for further access***

Flight line credentials will be issued by MCAS New River airfield operations.


Denial Of Access

An individual will be denied access to the installation for any of the below listed reasons:

  • On a National Terrorist Watch List
  • Illegally present in the US
  • The subject to an outstanding warrant or criminal summons
  • Has knowingly submitted an employment questionnaire with false or fraudulent information
  • Has been issued a debarment order and is currently banned from any military installation
  • A prisoner on a work-release program or currently on felony probation/parole
  • A registered sex offender
  • Membership within the previous 10 years in any organization that advocated the overthrow of the US Government or affiliated with any gang activity
  • Is pending any felony charge
  • Has been convicted of any felony within the last 10 years
  • Has multiple (three or more) misdemeanor criminal convictions for offenses to include, but not limited to:
    • Drug offenses
    • Offenses of violence
    • Weapons offenses including those where the weapon was used as either the means of the violence or threat of violence
    • Larceny/theft
  • Any reason the Installation Commander deems reasonable for good order and discipline


Denial / Appeal

• All personnel denied access will submit a letter (on their company letterhead) to the Marine Corps Installations East – Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Inspector General’s Office with appropriate documentation requesting consideration for access.  Ensure all circumstances have been explained when submitting an appeal.

• Submit appeal letter to:

Commanding General, Attn: Command Inspector General, PSC Box 20005, Camp Lejeune, NC 28542-0005