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The main headquarters of the DoD is located at 1400 Defense Pentagon Washington, DC 20301-1400. Contact the department by calling 1-703-571-3343 or through the website support form on the Department of Defense website. 

U.S. Department of Defense - DD Forms

Check out our online library to download the latest fillable DD Forms - you will find instructions and guidelines prepared to help you to complete these documents quicker and learn where to send the forms once they are ready. Here is what you can do with the help of DD Forms:

  1. Enroll in programs that provide servicemembers with additional compensation. If you have a service-related disability or want to enroll in an educational institution of your choice once you are not a servicemember anymore, there is a variety of programs that will assist you.
  2. File your claim for Veterans Affairs benefits. You need to present a complete package of documents that prove your status and confirm you are eligible for a military pension, social security benefits, disability benefits, retirement benefits, insurance benefits, etc.
  3. Obtain comprehensive medical and dental records while you are on active duty. Even if you decide to receive medical care in a private medical center that does not have state funding, you may be compensated for your expenses because of your military status.
  4. Inform the authorities about the mistake you have found in your papers or military records available to you. Unfortunately, an omission in your records may lead to lower benefits or even a refusal from the Department of Defense to support you during a difficult time, so make sure your documentation is in order.

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Browse the full scope of official up-to-date military forms sorted by issuing agency and sub-division by following the links below. Search the latest forms by number or name and get access to mailing information and comprehensive filing instructions in our ever-growing library of DoD Forms and Publications. Use Adobe Acrobat Reader - a free software application for all major computer platforms and operating systems - to view and edit fillable PDF forms.

U.S. Department of Defense OMB Forms and U.S. Department of Defense Standard Forms are provided on several pages and are sorted by form number. Some forms and publications have extended descriptions and additional filing guidelines for ease of use.

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DD Form 4 "Enlistment/Reenlistment Document Armed Forces of the United States"

Rate (4.6 / 5) 71 votes
Size: 53 KB
5 pages

The form is used to record enlistment or reenlistment into the U.S. Armed Forces. This information becomes a part of the subject's military personnel records, which are used to document promotion, reassignment, training, medical support, and other personnel management actions.

DD Form 2 "United States Uniformed Services Identification Card"

Rate (4.5 / 5) 52 votes
Size: 1 MB
1 page

The ID card serves as proof of eligibility for certain benefits, including health care and legal assistance. This form is used by members of the Reserves and the retired service members on the Temporary Disability Retired List (TDRL) and the Permanent Disability Retired List (PDRL).

DD Form 67 "Form Processing Action Request"

Rate (4.8 / 5) 230 votes
Size: 53 KB
2 pages

This document is used to request a revision, cancellation or creation of a completely new Department of Defense (DoD) form.

DD Form 93 "Record of Emergency Data"

Rate (4.8 / 5) 191 votes
Size: 327 KB
4 pages

This form is used to provide information about the service member's emergency contacts, marital status, living beneficiaries and basic data on benefits paid to eligible survivors.

DD Form 254 "Department of Defense Contract Security Classification Specification"

Rate (4.6 / 5) 172 votes
Size: 61 KB
3 pages

This is a form used to administer handling procedures for classified information, received or created on a basis of a classified contract.

DD Form 689 "Individual Sick Slip"

Rate (4.5 / 5) 101 votes
Size: 32 KB
1 page

This document is given to a patient who wants to receive or request medical or dental care, or an evaluation at an Army Military Treatment Facility (MTF).

DD Form 441 "Department of Defense Security Agreement"

Rate (4.5 / 5) 200 votes
Size: 37 KB
2 pages

This form is a legally binding contract signed between the United States Government and a contractor. It is executed at the time of the facility clearance approval (Facility Security Clearance, FCL).

DD Form 293 "Application for the Review of Discharge From the Armed Forces of the United States"

Rate (4.8 / 5) 174 votes
Size: 2 MB
4 pages

The purpose of this document is to apply for a change in the reason for military discharge issued to a service member. The appropriate Military Service Discharge Review Board analyses submitted information and makes determinations.

DD Form 369 "Police Record Check"

Rate (4.7 / 5) 389 votes
Size: 45 KB
1 page

This document is used for checking if the potential candidate to the U.S. Armed Forces might have been previously involved with the police or other law enforcement agencies.

DD Form 149 "Application for Correction of Military Record Under the Provisions of Title 10, U.S. Code, Section 1552"

Rate (4.7 / 5) 174 votes
Size: 2 MB
3 pages

This document is used to record changes in the personnel file of a service member in case of a mistake or inaccuracy in their military discharge records.

DD Form 368 "Request for Conditional Release"

Rate (4.5 / 5) 144 votes
Size: 294 KB
2 pages

This is a form used by members of National Guard or Reserve Duty soldiers wishing to transition into positions of Active Duty.

DD Form 180 "Item Name Collaboration Action Request"

Rate (4.4 / 5) 11 votes
Size: 31 KB
1 page

Download this form to create a nomenclature of items, so that units, groups, sets, systems, assemblies, attachments, and accessories all use the same approved item names and type designations.

DD Form 215 "Correction to DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty"

Rate (4.6 / 5) 70 votes
Size: 13 MB
1 page

This form is a correction to the DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty and is used to correct errors or make additions to a DD Form 214 in order to assure that the veteran has accurate discharge documentation.

DD Form 214 "Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty"

Rate (3.8 / 5) 77 votes
Size: 118 KB
1 page

This form, generally referred to as a "DD 214", is a document issued upon a military service member's retirement, separation, or discharge from active duty in the Armed Forces.

DD Form 200 "Financial Liability Investigation of Property Loss"

Rate (4.5 / 5) 219 votes
Size: 54 KB
2 pages

This is a form used during the investigations of financial responsibility for the loss of property that belongs to the Department of Defense (DoD). The main aim of the DD 200 is to evaluate financial charges for any DoD equipment or items that were destroyed, lost or damaged.

DD Form 370 "Request for Reference"

Rate (4.7 / 5) 174 votes
Size: 41 KB
2 pages

This form is used for requesting additional data about an applicant wishing to enlist in the U.S. Army.

DD Form 294 "Application for a Review by the Physical Disability Board of Review (Pdbr) of the Rating Awarded Accompanying a Medical Separation From the Armed Forces of the United States"

Rate (4.5 / 5) 139 votes
Size: 86 KB
3 pages

This form is used in cases when a service member is separated from the duty for being medically unfit, but not retired. Use it to apply for a disability rating review.

DD Form 882 "Report of Inventions and Subcontracts"

Rate (4.6 / 5) 89 votes
Size: 1 MB
2 pages

This is a form for providing invention reports to a Contracting Officer and reporting of awarded subcontracts with patent rights clauses.

DD Form 350 "Individual Contracting Action Report"

Rate (4.8 / 5) 248 votes
Size: 1 MB
4 pages

This form is used for recording and storing information on each contract for goods and services initiated between military agencies and the private sector.

DD Form 108 "Application for Retired Pay Benefits"

Rate (4.6 / 5) 151 votes
Size: 141 KB
2 pages

This is a document used by members and ex-members of the Reserve Components to apply for retired pay at the age of 60. The data provided in the application is reviewed to determine eligibility.

DD Form 250 "Material Inspection and Receiving Report"

Rate (4.8 / 5) 9 votes
Size: 42 KB
1 page

This form is used as a packing list and to document inspection, receipt, and delivery of services or products.

DD Form 771 "Eyewear Prescription"

Rate (4.4 / 5) 178 votes
Size: 112 KB
1 page

Download this form to order your prescription eyewear. Most orders go through the Spectacle Request Transmission Systems (SRTS) that provides a ready-made DD Form 771.

DD Form 362 "Statement of Charges/Cash Collection Voucher"

Rate (4.3 / 5) 158 votes
Size: 88 KB
1 page

This form is used by the Department of Defense (DoD) in the same way an invoice or a receipt is used to document purchased goods.

DD Form 518 "Accident - Identification Card"

Rate (4.8 / 5) 137 votes
Size: 500 KB
1 page

Download this form if you are a U.S. Army service member involved in any sort of traffic accidents while driving government-owned vehicles.

DD Form 448 "Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request"

Rate (4.6 / 5) 193 votes
Size: 107 KB
1 page

This is a form used to request a transferring of funds between U.S. Military organizations. These funds are exchanged for services, supplies, or equipment.

DD Form 285 "Appointment of Military Postal Clerk, Unit Mail Clerk or Mail Orderly"

Rate (4.6 / 5) 220 votes
Size: 147 KB
2 pages

This form designates military postal employees and determines the kind of mail they are authorized to handle. The mailing personnel has to receive proper job training and instructions prior to assuming their duties.

DD Form 314 "Preventive Maintenance Schedule and Record"

Rate (4.3 / 5) 64 votes
Size: 1 MB
1 page

Use this form to schedule regular preventive item maintenance and to document maintenance actions performed.

DD Form 256 "Honorable Discharge Certificate"

Rate (4.6 / 5) 88 votes
Size: 83 KB
1 page

This form is a certificate of honorable discharge completed by Guard and Reserve members who end their term of service.

DD Form 175 "Military Flight Plan"

Rate (4.6 / 5) 91 votes
Size: 61 KB
1 page

This form is completed by DoD personnel to provide data required to process flight plans with appropriate air traffic service authorities.

DD Form 2648 "Service Member Pre-separation/Transition Counseling and Career Readiness Standards Eform for Service Members Separating, Retiring, Released From Active Duty (REFRAD)"

Rate (4.5 / 5) 159 votes
Size: 388 KB
3 pages

This form is used to record pre-separation counseling services and benefits requested by and provided to service members; to identify pre-separation counseling areas of interest as a basis for development of an Individual Transition Plan (ITP).

DD Form 2981 "Basic Criminal History and Statement of Admission"

Rate (4.4 / 5) 59 votes
Size: 40 KB
3 pages

This form is required by the U.S. Army for any DoD contractor, family child care provider, adult family member of a family child care provider, and specified volunteers of a DoD C&Y program for a background and criminal history check.

DD Form 2293 "Application for Former Spouse Payments From Retired Pay"

Rate (4.5 / 5) 32 votes
Size: 2 MB
2 pages

Use this form if you are an ex-spouse of a service member and wish to apply for a direct payment of court ordered division of property, child support, or alimony from the retired pay of a uniformed service member.

DD Form 2656 "Data for Payment of Retired Personnel"

Rate (4.2 / 5) 20 votes
Size: 120 KB
8 pages

This form provides relevant information needed to establish a retainer or retired pay account and gathers information on any dependents the retiree may have.

DD Form 2058 "State of Legal Residence Certificate"

Rate (4.6 / 5) 72 votes
Size: 30 KB
1 page

This form collects information in order to determine the correct State of legal residence for purposes of withholding State income taxes from military pay.

DD Form 1475 "Basic Allowance for Subsistence - Certification"

Rate (4.5 / 5) 124 votes
Size: 37 KB
1 page

Use this form to apply to receive reimbursement due for missing an Army-provided meal.

DD Form 1561 "Statement to Substantiate Payment of Family Separation Allowance (FSA)"

Rate (4.5 / 5) 146 votes
Size: 35 KB
1 page

Use this form if you are a U.S. Army service member separated from your dependents, in order to apply for a Family Separation Allowance (FSA) payment. The latter serves as compensation for expenses that occurred because of forced separation.

DD Form 2767 "JROTC Instructor Annual Certification of Pay and Data Form"

Rate (4.3 / 5) 74 votes
Size: 1 MB
1 page

This form is used to determine inclusive work dates of Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) instructors for the timeframe of their contracts.

DD Form 2558 "Authorization to Start, Stop, or Change an Allotment"

Rate (4.5 / 5) 26 votes
Size: 36 KB
1 page

Use this form if you wish to start a new allotment to deduct from a retired pay account, or to change an existing one. The same form is used to stop allotments.

DD Form 2788 "Child Annuitant's School Certification"

Rate (4.7 / 5) 388 votes
Size: 70 KB
3 pages

This form is used for determining if a child receiving Survival Benefit Plan or Reserve Component Survivor Benefit Plan annuitants is eligible to receive them after they turn eighteen.

DD Form 2894 "Designation of Beneficiary Information"

Rate (4.7 / 5) 80 votes
Size: 323 KB
2 pages

This form is used to designate beneficiaries eligible to receive an unpaid retired pay of a service member after their passing away.