RAO Davao City

United States Military Retiree Activities Office Davao City, Philippines

Military/Dependent ID Cards

Posted by Service Officer on January 15th, 2008

Military/Dependent ID Cards   

Effective 1 January 2008:  The DEERS/RAPIDS ID Card workstation located at the Social Security and Veteran s Affairs section, Window 3, will be open on a first come, first served basis on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please come to Window 3 and ask for a number, you may then have a seat and wait to be called. All questions may be directed to (63) (2) 524-2227 on Tuesdays and Thursdays between the hours of 8a.m. and 3p.m. Calls placed outside of these days and times will not be entertained. Hours of operation are as follows:

Open 8:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.
Open 8:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.

The workstation will be closed on all weekends and U.S. and Philippine federal holidays.

The following personnel are eligible for DOD ID Cards:
Active duty members, retired members, and members of the Reserve components not on active duty in excess of 30 days.  
Retired Reserve members who have reached their 60th birthday. 
Family members of military sponsors on active duty for more than 30 consecutive days. 
Family members of Ready Reserve (Selected, Individual and Standby Reservists) 
Family members of Retired Reservists, who have qualified for retired pay at age 60, yet have not reached age 60.      
Un-remarried or unmarried former spouses previously enrolled in DEERS.
Medal of Honor recipients and their eligible family members.  
One hundred percent Disabled American Veterans* (DAVs) and their family members.      
Former members having reached age 60 and in receipt of retired pay for non-regular service, and their family members. 
Also eligible are survivors of the following: 
Active duty members.  
Retired with pay members.     
Reserve members on active or inactive duty.   
Retired reserve members who qualify for pay at age 60 but die before reaching age 60. 
One hundred percent DAVs*     
Medal of Honor Recipients.    
*Please note that DAVs MUST HAVE A COMBINED RATING OF 100% TO BE ELIGIBLE. DAVs receiving 100% because of unemployable status but whose combined rating falls below 100% are NOT eligible. No exceptions will be made.
In order for dependents to receive an ID card the sponsor must be present, if not, the dependent must meet one of the following conditions:   
                The dependent must bring along an original DD Form 1172 signed by the sponsor and notarized from a DEERS/RAPIDS workstation validating them as a dependent, along with a valid national ID (such as a Filipina/US passport, driver s license, NBI report, voter s card, etc.) 
- OR –
                The dependent must bring along a valid Power of Attorney notarized by a US notary which gives her the power to act on the sponsor s behalf, along with a valid national ID as stated above.   
- OR –
                If the sponsor is deceased, the un-remarried spouse or unmarried former spouse may act on their own behalf.   
It is advised that they should bring all original and/or certified copies of documentation that verifies their relationship with the sponsor such as marriage certificates, birth certificates, and previous DOD ID cards. Photocopies will not be accepted.  
SPC Babcock, Jeremy L
JUSMAG – Philippines
United States Embassy
1201 Roxas Blvd., Ermita
Manila, Philippines

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