SWRMC visit requests are processed in accordance with DoD 5220.22-M.
Chapter 6: Visits and Meetings.
Chapter 7: Subcontracting.
Chapter 10: Section 5-International Visits and Control of Foreign Nationals.
Please allow "1 week" for processing your visit request(s) due to the large volume of visit requests we received daily.
Thank you for your
MSR Private Shipyward Access: SWRMC Security will only processes visit requests to Privately owned shipyards if visit is “SWRMC related.” Otherwise, please contact MSR Shipyards directly as follows:
JPAS is also an acceptable method for all SWRMC visits except for:
Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC)
ATTN: SECURITY 1111
3755 Brinser St, Ste 1
San Diego, CA 92136-5205
Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) is a tenant activity located within Naval Base San Diego (secured facility). Our office sponsors only SWRMC related visit requests as follows:
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Pursuant to DON CIO message 171625Z Feb 12, all indications of SSN, including last-4 have been severely restricted. Use of any portion of an individual’s SSN is now severely limited.
Classified Visits: Provide each individual’s Electronic Data Interchange Personal Identifier (EDIPI), also known as DOD ID number. The EDIPI is shown on the JPAS Person Summary. Use the SSN only if an individual does not have an EDIPI shown in JPAS.
Unclassified Visits: Do not complete the SSN column.
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SWRMC Coordinated Visit Access:
SWRMC Security reviews, approves and distributes valid access lists from government agencies and SWRMC serviced contractors in support of ship maintenance and repair activities located aboard multiple installations within the southwest region and commercial shipyards NASSCO, BAE and CMSD.
SWRMC does not process vehicle requests. For rapid gate recipients, your credentials should be sufficient to grant you base access (not ship access). If you have any questions regarding vehicle passes, please contact the appropriate installation Pass and ID Office:
For inquiries, please email us at:
Or, contact us at : (619) 556-2813, 556-1176, 556-0123, or 556-2079.
Driving Directions to 32nd street Naval Base San Diego:
From Downtown and Points North: Take I-5 South towards National City/Chula Vista. Pass the Coronado Bay Bridge. At the 28th Street exit, go west. 28th Street ends at NASSCO. Turn left and go through 1 traffic light, turn right into the parking lot immediately before the next light (32nd Street). The Visitor Control Center (Building 72) is located on the corner. You will need to get a visitor pass before entering the main gate.
Using Public Transportation: From any trolley station in downtown San Diego, take the Blue Line towards San Yisidro, and get off at the Pacific Fleet trolley Station.