Welcome to the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Visitors Center


Please remember the protection of PII is everyone's responsibility

When submitting PII, make sure it is IAW AFI 33-332

COVID-19 Restrictions

At this time the Joint Base MDL Visitor Centers are only accepting visitors who have sponsor and proper authorization via a Visitors request form signed by a Unit CC/DD or contractor request form.

Trusted Traveler is suspended indefinitely

Proper wear of mask or facial covering are mandatory.

Once signed in visitors must standby until contacted to enter via in person or by mobile.

Social distancing will be maintained at all times in and outside of the facility.

Please look at the COVID-19 Guidance on the NJ state website for out of state travel restrictions.

Please review the links below for more FAQ's and Information


New Jersey is compliant with the REAL ID Act. Federal agencies can accept driver's licenses and identification cards from New Jersey at Federal facilities. Please follow the link for more information.

Visitor Request Form

Visitor Request Form


  • Fill out the form completely with both the sponsors and visitors information.
  • A commanding officer or deputy must digitally sign the member’s request for visitor passes prior to visitors’ arrival.
  • In the event the commanding officer or designated representative is unable to digitally sign visitor request form, a wet signature is authorized as long as DOD ID # is provided.
  • Forms can be emailed to the visitor center organization email via the link above.
  • If you send us the form in an email please subject the email with the name of your visitor and dates requested.  
Social Gatherings/Special Events

Special Event Form

COVID Gathering Guidance


  • Special event requests must be submitted 72 hours prior to event.
  • Commander approval is required.
  • If your event is greater than 100 members, the Special Event must be authorized by the 87 ABW commander.
  • All fields are required, this includes names, full social security numbers, and DOB
  • Last page of special event form requires all fields to be initialed for sponsor to assume responsibility of guests and acknowledgement of procedures.
  • Special events are only for groups of 5 or more.

As of 1 January 2020, Veterans with a verified disability below 100 percent as well as a Veterans Health Identification Card (VHIC) marked "Service Connected," "Purple Heart," or "Former POW," will have access to the commissaries, exchanges, and some MWR activities. VA registered primary caregivers of eligible veterans will also have access. Upon first visit to the installation, eligible veterans and caregivers must present their VHIC and official caregiver letter at the Visitor Control Center (VCC), along with a government issued ID or U.S. Passport.

  • If you are a veteran and would like to bring a guest on the installation, the only authorized guests at this time are spouses and care givers. You must either bring your marriage license or VA care giver doctors note.
General Information

McGuire Visitor Center (Walk-Ins)

Hours of operation:

Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Saturday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Address: 2301 McGuire Blvd, Trenton, NJ, 08642

Phone Number: 609-754-3003/3938

Fax: 609-754-3854


Dix Visitor Center (*Appointments only)

Hours of operation: Monday – Friday 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Address: 2270 Fort Dix Rd, Pemberton, NJ 08068

Phone number: 609-562-6601/6602

Fax: 609-562-6680


Appointment line: 609-562-6603

*Appointments can be made for the following personnel at Ft Dix Welcome Center: Visitors, Gold Star members, Honorary CC’s, Retirees, VHIC holders, and Immune compromised personnel


Lakehurst Visitor Center

Hours of operations: Monday – Friday 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Address: County Rd 547, Lakehurst, NJ 08753

Phone number: 732-323-1439/2693

Fax: 732-323-1387


General Visitor Center email:


Contractor Request Forms

Forms must be submitted 72 hours prior to visit

SFFL 4/Contractor Request Form

  • Fill out form completely
  • Return form with a digital signature.
  • If you send us the form in an email, subject the email with the title of the form and date of request. Example: (Cantu Services/01Jan) etc.
  • You can fax, hand carry, and email request forms with digital signatures (609) 754-3854 (Fax)
  • Forms with wet signature must include your DOD ID #, those must be hand carried and dropped off at the visitor center by the person signing the request form.  
  • Wet signatures will not be allowed via scan, email or fax.

Note: Inform contractors/visitors who will be sending the request form. This allows the center to better process your visitors.

*Be advised wait time may vary.

Retirees/Non-Base Affiliated Housing Member
  • For members who reside on base and do not have a commander to sign their visitor’s request, will need to obtain proper authority to sponsor guests onto the installation. 
    • Visitor request form must be submitted to visitor center prior to visitor’s arrival via email or hand carried.
    • The Welcome Center will utilize chain of command to properly route your visitors request to the appropriate authority for approval. This process takes 2 or more weeks, so plan ahead.  
    • Once approval is obtained, member will be notified about the status of their request.