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Dependent Entry Approval 

 

1.  Dependent Entry Approval (DEA) is a Navy process to obtain permission from an area commander to bring dependents into a specific area.  Approval/disapproval is based on Status of Forces Agreements (SOFA), family support capabilities and/or limited local support based on geographically isolated areas, and is only required for the areas listed below.  DEA is an area commander responsibility and all questions regarding DEA should be directed to the designated action address listed below. 

2.  DEA must be used in conjunction with additional information/requirements listed on the DOD Electronic Foreign Clearance Guide website.  In addition to DEA, many countries have other varying mandatory entry requirements and restrictions for service members and their dependents, such as VISAs, passports, SOFA stamps, NATO orders, etc., that are listed in the Foreign Clearance Guide (FCG).  Sailors that are transferring to an overseas area, and their commands, are required to carefully check and comply with all area/country entry requirements in the FCG.

3.  Passport requirements are contained in the FCG.  No-Fee passports are mandatory for service members and their dependents traveling to specific countries for permanent assignment.  Family members can travel on tourist passports in some countries.  Passport information and all family members traveling to Singapore must be included in DEA request.  Without a passport and a Foreign Identification Number (FIN), an Immigration Exemption Order cannot be obtained and residency in the country cannot be established.  Consult the FCG.

4.  All personnel executing Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders who desire to have family members accompany them to the below locations must submit a request for DEA, independent of Overseas Screening completion (MILPERSMAN 1300-300 applies).  The request must be submitted within 30 days of receipt of orders and no later than 4 months prior to arrival.

5.  Navy Personnel Command posts this information for the convenience of the area commanders. Area commanders or their designated representative are responsible for the information below and can contact COMNAVPERSCOM Millington TN via email at pers451@navy.mil to update this website.  Please do not contact Foreign Clearance Guide personnel to update Navy Dependent Entry information - they will refer you to Navy Personnel Command.

6.  Areas Requiring Dependent Entry Approval:

 

 Area/Command  Submit Message To  Info Copy To New Duty and
Alaska

HQ ALCOM ELMENDORF AFB

 ALCOM.J1@elmendorf.af.mil 

PERSUPP DET EVERETT WA

Andros Island

AM EMBASSY NASSAU

PERSUPP DET JACKSONVILLE FL

 

NAVUNSEAWARCEN DET AUTEC

ANDROS ISLAND BAHAMAS

(PLAD for NUWC Andros Island

is both lines above)

Australia 

------------------

 

  Sydney

 

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  Alice Springs

USDAO CANBERRA ACT AS

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USDAO CANBERRA ACT AS

 

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NAVIODET ALICE SPRINGS NT AS

PERSUPP DET PEARL HARBOR HI

-------------------------------------

 

PERSUPP DET PEARL HARBOR HI

COMNAVMARIANAS GUAM

 

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PERSUPP DET FT GEORGE

MEADE MD 
Bahrain

NAVSUPPACT BAHRAIN

COMUSNAVCENT

PERSUPP DET BAHRAIN
Cuba

NAVSTA GUANTANAMO BAY CU

PERSUPPDET GUANTANAMO BAY CU

Egypt

Activity to which ordered

PERSUPP DET PEARL HARBOR HI

Germany

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   Augsburg

  (Bad Aibling)

------------------

  

  Bremerhaven 

 

------------------

  

Pirmasens

 

 -----------------

 

  Stuttgart

 

 

-----------------

  Sembach

Activity to which ordered

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NAVSECGRUACT AUGSBURG GE

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MSCO NOREUR BREMERHAVEN GE

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CDR USAMMCE PIRMASENS GE

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USN PERSUPPDET VAIHINGEN GE

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NAVAVFCST DET SEMBACH GE

nafdet.sembach@sembach.af.mil

USN PERSUPPDET VAIHINGEN GE

Greece

 

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   Larissa

   (Tyrnavos)

Dependent travel not authorized

except for Larissa.

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PERSUPP DET CUSERVDESK

SOUDA BAY GR

NAVSUPPACT SOUDA BAY GR

Hawaii

 

(Barking Sands only)

PACMISRANFAC HAWAREA

BARKING SANDS HI

Activity to which ordered

Indonesia

 For duty with  DAO

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 For duty with

  OMADP

------------------

 For duty with

  NAMRU2

  

Not Required

 

 

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USPACOM

------------------------------------

NAMRU2

  

 

 

 

PERSUPP DET WASHINGTON DC

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PERSUPP DET PEARL HARBOR HI

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PERSUPP DET CUSERVDESK

SINGAPORE

Italy

 

  (No-fee Passport  & Visa required

  for all locations. DEA required for

  below locations  only)

 

 Gaeta

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  Sardinia

NAVSUPPACT NAPLES IT

 

 

 

 

 

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NAVSUPPACT LA MADDALENA IT

COMUSNAVEUR NAPLES IT

PERSUPP DET NAPLES IT

 

 

 

 

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PERSUPP DET NAPLES IT

COMSUBGRU EIGHT

Japan

 

 

 

 

 Yokosuka

(Note 1) 

------------------

 

  Sasebo

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Atsugi (Note 1) 

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 Misawa

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  Iwakuni

 ------------------

  Okinawa

Except commands below

 

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  Camp Butler,

  3rd FSSG & FMF PAC

 3rd FSSG 

  CG III MEF

  3RD DENTAL BATTALION

 3MLG 3MEF

  3RD MAR DIV FMF PAC

  3RD MARINE LOGISTICS

 GROUP

  3RD MEDICAL BATTALION

  3RD DENTAL COMPANY

  11TH DENTAL COMPANY

  1ST MAW FUTEMA

  NORTHERN TRAINING

 AREA

  CE 31st MEU

 

SEND DEA REQUESTS TO YOKOSUKA

FOR ALL AREAS NOT IDENTIFIED BELOW.

 

  

PERSUPP DET YOKOSUKA JA

m-yo-psdadmin@fe.navy.mil

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 PERSUPP DET SASEBO JA

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PERSUPP DET CUSERVDESK

ATSUGI JA

m-at-psd-fea@fe.navy.ml

m-at-psd-fea@oconus.navy.mil

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PERSUPP DET MISAWA JA

psd.misawa@fe.navy.mil

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MCAS IWAKUNI JP

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PERSUPP DET OKINAWA KADENA

JA

m-ok-psdall@fe.navy.mil

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CG MCB CAMP BUTLER JA

CG G ONE MCB CAMP BUTLER JA

  

PERSUPP DET YOKOSUKA JA

and COMNAVFORJAPAN

YOKOSUKA JA for all locations

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

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PERSUPP DET YOKOSUKA JA

and COMNAVFORJAPAN

YOKOSUKA JA for all locations

 

Activity to which ordered

Kenya 

  Mombasa

KUSLO NAIROBI KE

 Activity to which ordered

Korea

 

  Seoul/Pohang/

  Pyongtaek/

  Yechon/Taego/Osan

------------------

  Chinhae/Pusan

  

 

 

COMNAVFORKOREA SEOUL KOR

 

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COMFLEACT CHINHAE KOR

 

PERSUPP DET SEOUL KOR

 

 

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PERSUPP DET CUSERVDESK

CHINHAE KOR

Kuwait 

AMEMBASSY KUWAIT

Activity to which ordered
Malaysia     (Note 2)

USDAO KUALA LUMPUR MY

Activity to which ordered 
New Zealand

USDAO WELLINGTON NZ

Activity to which ordered
Puerto Rico COMNAVREG SE

NAVOPSPTCEN PUERTO RICO
Republic of China Activity to which ordered  
Saudi Arabia CHUSMTM MEDI DHAHRAN SA CHNAVSECMTM RIYADH SA

Singapore

 

No-fee Passport required.

NAVREGCEN SINGAPORE

comnavregctrsingapore.iam@fe.navy.mil

PERSUPPACT PACIFIC

YOKOSUKA JA

 

PERSUPP DET CUSERVDESK

SINGAPORE SN

 

USDAO SINGAPORE

Spain

 

 (The below location

 is the only area that

  requires DEA)

  

  Madrid
COMNAVACTS SP

ODC MADRID SP

PERSUPP DET ROTA SP
Sri Lanka USDAO COLOMBO CE  

Thailand

 

  (Dependent travel not

  authorized except):

 

  MAAG/MISSION/

  MILITARY

  GROUPS

Activity to which ordered  

Turkey

 

  Ankara

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  Izmir

ODC ANKARA TU//ALD-A

 

 

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COMSTRIKFORSOUTHREPIZMIR

JSG IZMIR
 

United Kingdom

 

  Mildenhall

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  St. Mawgan

NAF RAF MILDENHALL UK

 

 

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NAVWPNSFAC ST MAWGAN UK

Note 1: All Squadrons DEA requests (even if orders read "Yokosuka") goes to Atsugi. 

Note 2: DEA is not required for personnel assigned to the U.S. Defense Attaché Office (DAO) or Security Assistance Officer of the DAO.

7. The below message format is provided for your convenience.  If a section does not apply, mark the applicable paragraph “N/A” and continue with format. If you are using non-naval message systems, the POC line and all information within the RMKS lines are still required.

Message format:

FM  Your Command
TO  Follow Chart above
INFO New Duty station
        Follow chart above
        (Note: Do not send this message to COMNAVPERSCOM Millington TN)
BT
UNCLAS  //N01300//
MSGID/GENADMIN/your command//
SUBJ/DEPENDENT ENTRY APPROVAL ICO rank/rate name//
POC/rank name/TEL: /Email:  // (a command point of contact is required, not the service member transferring)
RMKS/1. THE FOLLOWING REQUEST IS SUBMITTED FOR DEPENDENT ENTRY APPROVAL.//
A.  Rank/rate/civilian rating.  (If E-4, state date of rate.)
B.  Name. Complete last name, first name, and middle initial
C.  Date of marriage, relation to service member, names of family member(s), dates of birth for children and grades for current/next fiscal year (i.e. 3rd grade for 2009/2010 school year). For dependent parents, brothers, or sisters enter date of letter from Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) approving dependency.
D.  Nationality of sponsor and family member(s).  Enter current citizenship of sponsor and family member(s). (Note: family members that hold foreign passports will require more coordination with PSD, NAVPTO, applicable foreign Embassy's or Consulates)
E.  Origin duty station. Enter geographical location of present duty station.  In the case of Ships, include the homeport.
F.  Address of family member(s). Enter telephone number and current mailing address, including ZIP Code and country where family member(s) are now located.
G.  Date departed continental United States (CONUS). If serving on overseas duty, enter date member departed CONUS for present duty. If second or consecutive overseas tour, indicate whether voluntary or involuntary.  (If not applicable indicate "N/A.")
H.  Months separated from family member(s).  Note:  Applies only to personnel assigned to a command or unit that is physically separated from homeport for operational or training purposes.  Deployment does not include shipyard time away from homeport if change of homeport was authorized.
1. Serving in a fleet unit and deployed for 6 or more consecutive months during the  previous 12 months, or for 3 or more consecutive months during the previous 6 months,  enter the number of months separated from family by deployment during past year. If not  deployed per the above criteria enter "N/A."
2. Serving an unaccompanied overseas tour where dependents are authorized. Enter  number of months separated from family if dependent(s) were denied entry approval  because of lack of required medical facilities. If entry approval not denied for this reason,  enter “NA”.
3. Serving an accompanied overseas tour, enter number of months separated from family  because of delayed granting of family entry approval due to non-availability reasons. If  family entry approval was not delayed, enter "N/A."
4. Serving an unaccompanied overseas tour where family member(s) are not authorized, enter the number of months separated from family. If not applicable, enter "N/A."
5. Serving an Augmentation billet to support GWOT, enter number of months.
I. Transfer directive authority. Enter Date-Time-Group, Transfer Code (TC) number and authority.
J. Detachment date. Enter date member will detach current permanent duty station.
1. If dependents will travel at a later date include this date and reason for separate  travel.
K. Ultimate duty station. In the case of ships, include the homeport.
L. Estimated date of arrival at new duty station.  Best estimate as to when the member will arrive.
M. Housing preference. Indicate preference for civilian or government housing. Indicate acceptability of civilian housing until government housing becomes available and limit of rental payment authorized. State whether member desires sponsor and whether the sponsor is or is not authorized to act as agent for civilian rental housing.
N. Passports. Advise status of appropriate passports, if completed provide passport numbers and visa requirements and state status of any other requirements IAW Foreign Clearance Guide.
O. Expiration of active obligated service (EAOS) of member or obligated service date of Naval Reserve related information.  NOTE: If member must extend for obligated service, member must actually sign an extension.  NAVPERS 1070/613, Administrative Remarks entry in the enlisted member's service record is not acceptable for travel overseas.
1. Department of Defense (DOD) prescribed accompanied tour length as indicated in  Appendix Q of the JFTR
2. EAOS.
P. Certification of suitability, if complete.  Dependent Entry Approval Request does not suffice for reporting overseas screening IAW MILPERSMAN 1300-304.
Q. Remarks. Enter other appropriate information such as "spouse is an accredited teacher," etc.  List known ICD9 codes for medical ailments or physical disabilities of family member(s) and any family member(s) who display a physical, emotional or intellectual handicap requiring medically related services.  Include family member(s) who are enrolled in the Exceptional Family Member (EFM) Program, and family member(s) who require special education in DODD schools outside the United States.  Pregnancy should also be listed.//
BT

 

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