For driving onto base:
Pass & ID Office
Building 1377, Cloyne Court
Pass & ID Office: 841-3126
One of the primary concerns upon reporting aboard will be to obtain vehicle authorization. During working hours, this authorization will be issued at the Naval Station Newport Pass & ID office, Building 1377, located at Cloyne Court off of Training Station Road near gate one. If reporting after working hours, passes for 24 to 72 hours may be obtained at Gate 1.
- Vetting Information Timeline
- SECNAV FORM 5512/1 - Example
- SECNAV FORM 5512
- 5512-1 Frequently Asked Questions
- Information on Transition to SECNAV Form 5512.1
To drive on the installation the following requirements must be met:
Valid vehicle registration; valid driver's license; valid military or government ID card; valid vehicle inspection; and current insurance company name and policy number (insurance policy must meet the Rhode Island requirements of $25,000 bodily injury liability per person, $50,000 bodily injury liability per accident and $25,000 personal property liability).
In addition you must sign the Non-Government Vehicle Registration Form (OPNAV 5560/1), certifying that all traffic, security and parking regulations will be followed and relieving the government of liability for any loss or damage, not attributable to negligence of employees on official duty.
Violation of state and local traffic laws may result in suspension of base driving privileges. You cannot drive on the installation if you do not meet the aforementioned requirements. For visitor, contractor or other access requests contact the Pass & ID Office for instructions on the admission process.
Security Department Headquarters
Installation Security Officer (SECO): 841-3025
Assistant Security Officer: 841-2646
Police Operations Officer: 841-7174
Assistance from the community plays a major role in helping the Naval Station's Security Department. Suspicious activity should be reported to the Regional Dispatcher immediately and emergencies via 911. You are encouraged to report anything out of the ordinary and you may remain anonymous.
The Naval Station's Security Department is a full-service law enforcement agency, which maintains close ties with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies. Active duty Master-at-Arms and Department of the Navy Civilian Police Officers maintain 24-hour daily patrol of the installation, tenant commands and surrounding federal property. Our patrol officers enforce all laws and regulations to include United States Code (USC), Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), assimilated Rhode Island law and applicable instructions.
They ensure the integrity of our gates, offer assistance to those in need and proactive patrol measures serve to detect, deter, and defend against terrorist activity. The coordinated efforts of all branches of the Security Department working together ensure the protection and service to our community. The Installation Security Officer is responsible for maintaining the quality, professionalism and training of our personnel, provide a link from the public to the Commanding Officer, as well as gather data and view trends of criminal and security concerns so our law enforcement and security resources are utilized to their maximum potential.