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ID Cards

Once you're registered in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System, you'll be issued a uniformed services identification (ID) card.

  • Providers will ask to see your ID card and will make copies for his or her records. 
  • Have your ID card with you whenever you are getting care or prescriptions filled.

ID Cards for Children

  • Children under age 10 can usually use a parent's or guardian's ID card.
  • At age 10, the sponsor must get an ID card for the child.
  • Children under age 10 should have their own ID card when in the custody of a parent or guardian who is not eligible for TRICARE or who is not the custodial parent after a divorce.  

ID Cards for Beneficiaries Age 75 and Over

Family members and survivors of deceased personnel age 75 and over, can get a permanent ID card. If you are age 75 or older and have a valid ID card, get a new permanent ID card within 90 days of your card's expiration date.

Last Updated 6/11/2014