Location: 870 Jim Thorpe Road, Carlisle Barracks PA
Hours: Monday to Friday 0700-1500, Closed Weekends and Federal Holidays
Phone: 717-245-3721 /
245-3733 / 245-3725
Per Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12, Army Directive 05-2014 and Carlisle Barracks Regulation 190-7, Installation Access, all visitors and un-cleared contractors desiring unescorted access to Carlisle Barracks, must be vetted through the National Crime Information Center Interstate Identification Index (NCIC-III). NCIC-III is the Army's baseline background check for entrance onto Army installations for Non-Common Access Card (CAC) holders.
Unescorted visitors coming to Carlisle Barracks, who do not have a Federal government-issued identification card, will be vetted through the NCIC-III. This is the Army's baseline background check for entrance onto Army installations for those who are 18 and over, without a CAC or Military ID.
Personnel with a CAC card, Military ID, Military Dependent ID, or a pass issued from Carlisle Barracks, proceed to the gates.
Visitors can obtain a background check and a pass from the Visitor Center. The visitors center will be open Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. After hours, weekends and federal holidays, visitors will be processed at the Claremont Road access control point (ACP) as you come around Jim Thorpe Road. Processing times may be delayed on weekends and after hours.