Proper ID to Access MCRD Parris Island:

  1. Active Duty military
  2. Retired military
  3. Department of Defense (DoD)
  4. DBIDS card

A “Defense Biometric Identification System” (DBIDS) card is required to enter the gate. 

The two options for obtaining a new DBIDS card are: 


  1. Go to the MCAS Beaufort Pass & ID office to be re-issued a new, updated card.
  2. The office is located just outside the Marine Corps Air Station front gate.

OPTION #2 – EXPIRED DBIDS CARD or any paper form of the FOPI PASS: 

  1. Click to access the Friends of Parris Island (FOPI) application (CLICK HERE FOR FORM)
  2. Complete, sign and email the application to Or Fax to (843) 228-4011. Or mail to: The Legends GC at Parris Island, P.O. Box 55018, Beaufort, SC 29904
  3. Within one to two weeks, you will be contacted by our golf course staff via email or phone call.  If approved, you may then go to the MCAS Beaufort Pass & ID office to be issued a new DBIDS card.
DBIDS Application